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Figwort or Snapdragon

Figwort or Snapdragon

Latin: Scrophulariaceae

Plants in the Figwort or Snapdragon Family by Scientific Name


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Cusick's Indian paintbrush (Castilleja cusickii)
Castilleja cusickii
Common Names Cusick's Indian paintbrush
Family Figwort or Snapdragon
Flower Color Yellow
Plant Type Forb
Native Yes
Weed No
Indian paintbrush (Castilleja miniata)
Castilleja miniata
Common Names Indian paintbrush
Family Figwort or Snapdragon
Flower Color Orange, faded
Plant Type Herb
Short Description Rare in camp.
Location McCall
Native Yes
Weed No
Tweedy's snowlover (Chionophila tweedyi)
Chionophila tweedyi
Common Names Tweedy's snowlover
Family Figwort or Snapdragon
Flower Color Pale lavender
Plant Type Forb
Short Description Tweedy's snowlover is a very common understory plant at elevations of 7,500 to 9,000 feet in the Central Mountains of Idaho.
Native Yes
Weed No
Blue-eyed Mary (Collinsia parviflora)
Collinsia parviflora
Common Names Blue-eyed Mary
Family Figwort or Snapdragon
Flower Color Blue and white
Plant Type Herb
Short Description Very small plant, flowers.
Location McCall
Native Yes
Weed No
Dalmatian toadflax (Linaria dalmatica)Linaria dalmatica
Common Names Dalmatian toadflax
Family Figwort or Snapdragon
Plant Type Forb
Weed Noxious
butter and eggs, bread and butter (Linaria vulgaris)
Linaria vulgaris
Common Names butter and eggs, bread and butter
Family Figwort or Snapdragon
Flower Color Yellow
Plant Type Herb
Location McCall
Native No
Weed Noxious, Yes
Cusick's monkeyflower (Mimulus cusickii)
Mimulus cusickii
Common Names Cusick's monkeyflower
Family Figwort or Snapdragon
Flower Color Magenta
Plant Type Herb
Native Yes
Weed No
Lewis' monkeyflower(Mimulus lewisii)Mimulus lewisii
Common Names Lewis' monkeyflower
Family Figwort or Snapdragon
Flower Color Magenta
Plant Type Herb
Location McCall
Native Yes
Weed No
dwarf purple monkeyflower (Mimulus nanus)
Mimulus nanus
Common Names dwarf purple monkeyflower
Family Figwort or Snapdragon
Flower Color Pink, purple
Plant Type Herb
Native Yes
Weed No
little yellow monkeyflower(Mimulus primuloides)Mimulus primuloides
Common Names little yellow monkeyflower
Family Figwort or Snapdragon
Flower Color Yellow
Plant Type Herb
Native Yes
Weed No
Elephanthead (Pedicularis groenlandica)Pedicularis groenlandica
Common Names elephanthead
Family Figwort or Snapdragon
Flower Color Pink, purple
Plant Type Herb
Native Yes
Weed No
parrot's beak, sickletop(Pedicularis racemosa)Pedicularis racemosa
Common Names parrot's beak, sickletop
Family Figwort or Snapdragon
Flower Color Cream, others
Plant Type Herb
Short Description Leaves: Leaves toothed
Location McCall
sand-dune penstemon, sand-hill penstemon (Penstemon acuminatus)
Penstemon acuminatus
Common Names sanddune penstemon, sharp-leafed penstemon, sand penstemon, sandhill penstemon
Family Figwort or Snapdragon
Flower Color Purple, blue
Plant Type Herb
Native Yes
Weed No
Cusick's Penstemon (Penstemon Cusickii)Penstemon cusickii
Common Names Cusick's penstemon, Cusick's beartongue
Family Figwort or Snapdragon
Plant Type Herb
Native Yes
Weed No
blue penstemon (Penstemon cyaneus)Penstemon cyaneus
Common Names blue penstemon
Family Figwort or Snapdragon
hot-rock penstemon (Penstemon deustus)
Penstemon deustus
Common Names hot-rock penstemon
Family Figwort or Snapdragon
Flower Color White
Plant Type Herb
Native Yes
Weed No
firecracker penstemon (Penstemon eatonii )
Penstemon eatonii
Common Names firecracker penstemon
Family Figwort or Snapdragon
Flower Color Red
Plant Type Forb
Native Yes
Weed No
Gairdneri's beardtongue, Gairdneri's penstemon (Penstemon gairdneri)Penstemon gairdneri
Common Names Gairdneri's beardtongue
Family Figwort or Snapdragon
Flower Color light purple
Plant Type Herb
Native Yes
Weed No
Glandular Penstemon (Penstemon Glandulosus) Penstemon glandulosus
Common Names glandular penstemon, stickystem penstemon
Family Figwort or Snapdragon
Flower Color Blue, lavender
Plant Type Herb
Native Yes, Yes
globe penstemon (Penstemon globosus)

Penstemon globosus
Common Names globe penstemon
Family Figwort or Snapdragon
Flower Color Purple
Plant Type Forb
Short Description Globe Penstemon
thickleaf beardtongue (Penstemon pachyphyllus)Penstemon pachyphyllus
Common Names thickleaf beardtongue
Family Figwort or Snapdragon
Palmer's penstemon(Penstemon palmeri)Penstemon palmeri
Common Names Palmer's penstemon
Family Figwort or Snapdragon
Flower Color White-pale pink
Plant Type Herb
Native No
Weed No
Short-lobed Penstemon (Penstemon Seorsus)Penstemon seorsus
Common Names short-lobed penstemon, shortlobe penstemon
Family Figwort or Snapdragon
Flower Color Purple, blue
Plant Type Herb
Native Yes
Weed No
showy penstemon, royal penstemon, sagebrush penstemon (Penstemon speciosus)
Penstemon speciosus
Common Names showy penstemon, royal penstemon, sagebrush penstemon
Family Figwort or Snapdragon
Flower Color Purple, blue
Plant Type Shrub
Native Yes
Weed No
Penstemon spp.
Common Names penstemon, beardtongue
Family Figwort or Snapdragon
Flower Color Purple
Plant Type Herb
Location McCall
Native Yes
Weed No
Wilcoxs penstemon (Penstemon wilcoxii)Penstemon wilcoxii
Common Names Wilcoxs penstemon
Family Figwort or Snapdragon
Flower Color Purple, blue
Plant Type Herb
Short Description Common summer flower at McCall, ID.
Location McCall
Native Yes
Weed No
moth mullein (Verbascum blattaria)Verbascum blattaria
Common Names moth mullein
Family Figwort or Snapdragon
Flower Color White/Purple
Plant Type Herb
Introduced Yes
Native No
Weed Yes
Mullein (Verbascum thapsus)Verbascum thapsus
Common Names common mullein
Family Figwort or Snapdragon
Flower Color Yellow
Plant Type Herb
Location McCall
Native No
Weed Can be
American speedwell (Veronica americana)
Veronica americana
Common Names American speedwell
Family Figwort or Snapdragon
Flower Color Purple, blue
Plant Type Herb
Location McCall

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