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|Family: Scrophulariaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Scrophularia desertorum (Munz) R.J. Shaw
Habit: Perennial herb. Stem: 70--120 cm. Leaf: larger blades 4--8(12) cm, yellow- to gray-green (dull-green), base wedge-shaped, narrowed to petiole. Inflorescence: axes, pedicels glandular-puberulent, generally curved upward. Flower: calyx lobes 2--3 mm, triangular-ovate, green, tip acute to rounded, margins generally scarious; corolla 7--9 mm, inflated, mouth +- constricted, upper lobes maroon, lower lobes cream, edges +- pink; staminode tip club-shaped; stigma head-like.
Ecology: Dry rocky slopes, generally in crevices, among boulders, canyons, gravelly washes; Elevation: 850--3000 m. Bioregional Distribution: SN, GB, DMoj; Distribution Outside California: Nevada. Flowering Time: Apr--Aug
eFlora Treatment Author: Kim R. Kersh
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Scrophularia californica
Next taxon: Scrophularia lanceolata
Citation for this treatment: Kim R. Kersh 2017. Scrophularia desertorum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=43854, accessed on February 20, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 20, 2017.