Partridgefoot (also partridge-foot, partridge foot)

Scientific Name: Luetkea pectinata

Seen on Hike to McNeil Point 8/8/13

Partridgefoot is a delicate little flower. However it serves a purpose on the mountain. Its runners or rhizomes form mats that , secure the delicate alpine soils.

Each leaf of the partridgefoot is divided link a partridge foot.

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