Taxon  Report   7422 
Scrophularia californica  Cham. & Schldl.
California bee plant,  California figwort
Scrophularia californica
© 2002 Lynn Watson
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Scrophularia californica
© 2009 Keir Morse
Scrophularia californica
© 1989 Dianne Fristrom
Scrophularia californica, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Scrophularia californica
© 2003 Michael Charters
Northern Coastal Scrub, Closed-cone Pine Forest, Redwood Forest, Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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TJM2: Scrophularia californica ssp. californica
TJM2: Scrophularia californica ssp. floribunda
More information about  Scrophularia californica
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

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: Jan 20, 2018).

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