Scrophularia californica ssp. californica

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Scrophularia californica ssp. californica
Scrophularia californica ssp. californica

Species Name: Scrophularia californica ssp. californica
Common Name: California Figwort

Nice woodland plant. Interesting dark flowers and handsome toothed foliage. Best in well-drained soils. Forage source for the Common Checkerspot and Buckeye butterflies.

Plant Family: Scrophulariaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 2-4' H x 3-4' W
Growth Habit: Tall, upright
Deciduous/Evergreen: Semi-deciduous
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full sun to shade
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Regular
Cold Hardy to: 5,000'
Flower Season: Spring/Summer
Flower Color: Maroon
Endangered?: Not Listed
Distribution: Throughout California
Natural Habitat: Moist places, roadsides, chaparral below 5,000'

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