Taxon  Report   7425    
Scrophularia desertorum  (Munz) R. J. Shaw
Desert figwort
Scrophularia desertorum
© 2006 Larry Blakely
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Scrophularia desertorum
© 2006 Larry Blakely
Scrophularia desertorum
© 2006 Larry Blakely
Scrophularia desertorum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Plant Characteristics
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Scrophularia desertorum
© 2017 Wendy Walker
Communities: Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Lodgepole Forest

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Scrophularia californica var. desertorum
More information about  Scrophularia desertorum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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 17, 2019).