Elephant Head is a member of the
Snapdragon or figwort
grows to 3 feet
height and has long, narrow green leaves which alternate along the stem
and grow to 10 inches in length. The
plant grows in wet meadows and near cold streams at elevations between
Elephant Head gets its name from the
shape of its flowers.
Elephant Head blooms in August and produces
pink or purple flowers which are shaped like a miniature elephants
head to 0.5 inches in length (not including the trunk), which grow in
a cluster at the top of the stem.