Daniel Baker's Mystery Flower

Daniel Baker saw this unusual flower in Hot Springs Canyon on 14 May, 2005, and asked us to photograph it. We did so but then forgot about it. (Click on each image to enlarge.)

A partial view of an adult thumb and forefinger gives an idea of the flower's size.

Below, a view of a flower from a different angle.

Below, a close view of leaves and stems.

Below, the whole plant shown in its streamside context.