Imperatoria ostruthium   Masterwort

Imperatoria ostruthium whole Imperatoria ostruthium whole

One of the commonest plants in this region I. ostruthium formed dense patches of waist high umbellifers in the alpine meadows of the Engadine looking almost like a crop plant. It is found up to 9,000 feet in the Alps, Apennines and Pyrenees.

Imperatoria ostruthium

Imperatoria ostruthium Masterwort

Near Pontresina station 7th July 2010

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Imperatoria ostruthium Masterwort

LHS: near Morteratsch glacier 9th July 2010 RHS: Near Pontresina station, Engadine, Switzerland 7th July 2010

Added on March 31st 2011

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