Taxon  Report   7421 
Scrophularia atrata  Pennell
Black flowered figwort,  Darkflowered figwort
Scrophularia atrata
© Lyda Edge and CNPS
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Scrophularia atrata
© 2012 Chris Winchell
Scrophularia atrata
© 2012 Anuja Parikh and Nathan Gale
Scrophularia atrata, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Scrophularia atrata
© 2012 Anuja Parikh and Nathan Gale
Coastal Strand, Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub, Closed-cone Pine Forest
Habitat: riparian, dunes, coastal
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
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Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Scrophularia atrata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Feb 25, 2018).

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