Scrophularia desertorum

(Munz) R. J. Shaw

Aliso 5: 174. 1962.

Endemic
Basionyms: Scrophularia californica var. desertorum Munz Aliso 4: 99. 1958
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 17. Treatment on page 341. Mentioned on page 339, 340.

Herbs, perennial, 7–12 dm; herbage light gray-green, glabrate or glandular-pubescent. Leaves: petiole length 1/6–1/2 blade; blade lanceolate, 4–8 (–12) cm, length 2.2–3.5 times width, fleshy fresh, base truncate to cuneate, margins serrate to dentate. Pedicels slender, glabrate or stipitate-glandular. Flowers: corolla brick-red to cream, bicolored, sometimes unicolored, paler abaxially, abaxial lobe often cream to white, 7–9 mm, throat relatively open; staminode clavate, length greater than width. 2n = 96.


Phenology: Flowering Apr–Aug.
Habitat: Rocky slopes, canyons, gravelly washes.
Elevation: 800–3300 m.

Discussion

Selected References

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Lower Taxa

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"greater than width" is not a number.

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0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br />) +
Kim R. Kersh +
(Munz) R. J. Shaw +
truncate +  and cuneate +
Scrophularia californica var. desertorum +
8 cm80 mm <br />0.08 m <br /> (12 cm120 mm <br />0.12 m <br />) +
lanceolate +
4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br /> (8 cm80 mm <br />0.08 m <br />) +
campanulate +
woody +  and herbaceous +
decussate;opposite +
bilabiate +, regular +  and symmetric +
paler +, unicolored +, bicolored +, brick-red +  and cream +
constricted +
Calif. +  and Nev. +
800–3300 m. +
curved +  and straight +
not +  and abundant +
glandular-puberulent +
Rocky slopes, canyons, gravelly washes. +
light gray-green +
glandular-pubescent +  and glabrate +
axillary +, subterminal +  and terminal +
alternate +  and opposite +
persistent +
cauline +  and basal +
triangular-ovate +  and lanceolate +
serrate +  and dentate +
incised +  and dentate +
tenuinucellate +, unitegmic +  and hemitropous +
stipitate-glandular +  and glabrate +
1/6 +  and 1/2 +
Flowering Apr–Aug. +
Black (?) +  and Brown (?) +
oblong-ovoid +
connate +  and distinct +
2-lobed +  and capitate +
Scrophularia desertorum +
Scrophularia +
species +