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|Family: Scrophulariaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Scrophularia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Scrophularia peregrina L.
Habit: Annual, occasionally glabrous. Stem: 15--60(90) cm. Leaf: larger blades 3--5(7) cm, dark to light green. Inflorescence: flowers generally 1--5 in leaf axils; pedicels glandular-puberulent. Flower: calyx lobes 3 mm, lanceolate, green, acuminate, margins not scarious; corolla 6--9 mm, dark red to +- purple-brown, mouth +- constricted; staminode tip obovate to round; stigma 2-lobed.
Ecology: Disturbed areas; Elevation: +- 400 m. Bioregional Distribution: SCo (Claremont, Los Angeles Co.); Distribution Outside California: native to +- Mediterranean region. Flowering Time: Mar--May Note: Introduced in SCo (Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden) for biosystematic studies in the 1950s. Likely to spread, potential threat to wildlands.
eFlora Treatment Author: Kim R. Kersh
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Scrophularia lanceolata
Next taxon: Scrophularia villosa
Citation for this treatment: Kim R. Kersh 2017. Scrophularia peregrina, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=76862, accessed on February 25, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 25, 2017.