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Antirrhinum orontium  L.
Syrian snapdragon
Antirrhinum orontium
© 2008 Neal Kramer
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Antirrhinum orontium
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Antirrhinum orontium
© 2010 Aaron Schusteff
Antirrhinum orontium, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Antirrhinum orontium
© 2014 Neal Kramer
Genus: Antirrhinum
Communities: escaped cultivar
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Misopates orontium

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Misopates orontium
More information about  Antirrhinum orontium
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 21, 2019).