Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness

Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department of Natural Sciences

Scrophularia parviflora Wooton & Standley
(Piney Figwort)

Family: Scrophulariaceae

Status: Native


Scrophularia parviflora is an upper elevation erect herb with open panicles of small irregular flowers that are green except for the upper corolla lobe which is red. The leaves are opposite and petiolate, the petioles under a third the length of the leaf blade. The blades are lanceolate, serrate and acute. Scrophularia parviflora is found in moist canyons.
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Scrophularia parviflora, photo Russ Kleinman, Bill Norris & Mark Donnell, Mogollon Mtns., Bursum Road, Aug. 4, 2007

Scrophularia parviflora, field macro of flower, photo Russ Kleinman, Bill Norris, Richard Felger & Leith Young, Mogollon Mtns., Bursum Road just west of the Village of Mogollon, Aug. 1, 2009

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