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Antirrhinum virga  A. Gray
Tall snapdragon
Antirrhinum virga
© 2013 Aaron Schusteff
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Antirrhinum virga
© 1998 Dean Wm. Taylor
Antirrhinum virga
© 2013 Aaron Schusteff
Antirrhinum virga, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Antirrhinum virga
© 2010 Vernon Smith
Genus: Antirrhinum
Communities: Chaparral

Serpentine affinity: 2.8; (strong indicator)

Habitat: openings

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS

PLANTS accepted name:
Sairocarpus virga

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Sairocarpus virga
More information about  Antirrhinum virga
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

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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 16, 2019).