Wildflowers - Butte Candle

Butte Candle, Miner's Candle - Cryptantha celosioides, C. bradburiana
Butte Candle, Miner's Candle, Bradbury Cryptantha - Cryptantha celosioides, C. bradburiana

NPS Photo by Tom Bean

 
Butte Candle is rare east of the Missouri River. Grazing animals tend to avoid the plant because of its spiny hairs.

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