Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 16: 173. 1913.
Herbs, perennial, 4–10 dm; herbage light green, glabrate. Leaves: petiole length 1/3–1/2 blade; blade lanceolate to ovate, 5–7 cm, length 2–2.5 times width, base truncate, margins dentate. Pedicels slender, glabrate or stipitate-glandular. Flowers: corolla red to green, unicolored or ± bicolored, paler abaxially, 7–11 mm, throat open; staminode orbiculate, length equal to width.
Phenology: Flowering Jul–Sep.
Habitat: Moist canyons.
Elevation: 2100–2600 m.
Scrophularia laevis is known from the Organ Mountains in Doña Ana County.
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