Many flowering plants on wet, rocky site.
Many plants on wet slope above the canyon.
Bee submitted separately
Low growing ground cover, self heal has opposite oblong leaves in pairs around the square stem. The dead flower heads were still present. Each flower consists of a two lipped calyx, designed for bee pollination. When in bloom the flowers have are deep purple with lighter hints.
Self-heal grows in open, disturbed areas, healing the land.
While on a walk saw this.
Vegetation survey of Pengxi River drawdown zone; Day 5 T2; "selfheal"; with 'nertera'. this was a surprise - seeing something i knew from NZ common in lawns - way out here in middle of nowhere!