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Key to Scrophulariaceae

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1. Shrub or tree

2. Flowers white to yellow or purple; parts generally in 4s; leaves generally opposite ..... BUDDLEJA

2' Flowers white, purple-dotted; parts generally in 5s; leaves alternate ..... MYOPORUM

1' Annual to perennial herb (shrubby)

3. Annual, plant generally < 30 cm, scapose; generally ± aquatic or of wet habitats ..... LIMOSELLA

3' Biennial, perennial herb (shrubby), 30–200 cm, not scapose, inflorescence a raceme or panicle; plants generally of drier habitats

4. Stem square in ×-section; corolla bilateral, pale green to dark red or black; stamens 4, staminode 1; inflorescence generally a panicle ..... SCROPHULARIA

4' Stem round in ×-section; corolla ± radial, yellow or white (purple); stamens 5, staminode 0; inflorescence a raceme or panicle ..... VERBASCUM


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