Primula specuicola
Cave Primrose
Primulaceae or Primrose Family
4 to 9 inches tall - lilace to purple with a white eye - very gray-green, toothed leaves
A rare species of western Colorado/eastern Utah, growing in redrock canyon seeps in wet, humusy soil in part shade; blooms in late April.
Photo taken by Klaus Hendrix on April 27 at about 4,600 feet near Moab, Grand County, Utah.