Yosemite Nature Notes: Neon Red Psychedelic Asparagus

One of the most unusual plants in the far West is the snow plant, a brilliant red stalk of vegetation that some refer to as a "neon red psychedelic asparagus."

The following video by Steven M. Bumgardner helps you understand how that description was tagged onto this most unusual looking plant that can be found in Yosemite, Sequoia and Kings Canyon national parks.