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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Scrophularia marilandica   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Scrophularia marilandica   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 166-15-001:
Scrophularia marilandica   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Scrophularia marilandica

 

COMMON NAME:
Eastern Figwort, Carpenter's Square, Late Figwort


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Diane Creaton    dmc03292

June    Avery County    NC

In cultivation

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JK Marlow    jkm100626_008

June    Avery County    NC

In cultivation

At 8', Figworts are among the largest of our herbaceous Scrophulariaceae, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

image of Scrophularia marilandica, Eastern Figwort, Carpenter's Square, Late Figwort

JK Marlow    jkm210619_1429

June    Greenville County    SC

image of Scrophularia marilandica, Eastern Figwort, Carpenter's Square, Late Figwort

Betsy George    bmg083122_9652

August    Greenville County    SC

image of Scrophularia marilandica, Eastern Figwort, Carpenter's Square, Late Figwort

Betsy George    bmg083122_9654

August    Greenville County    SC

image of Scrophularia marilandica, Eastern Figwort, Carpenter's Square, Late Figwort

Betsy George    bmg083122_9655

August    Greenville County    SC

image of Scrophularia marilandica, Eastern Figwort, Carpenter's Square, Late Figwort

JK Marlow    jkm160827_667

August    Henderson County    NC

Bearwallow Mountain

image of Scrophularia marilandica, Eastern Figwort, Carpenter's Square, Late Figwort

JK Marlow    jkm160827_671

August    Henderson County    NC

Bearwallow Mountain

image of Scrophularia marilandica, Eastern Figwort, Carpenter's Square, Late Figwort

JK Marlow    jkm160827_672

August    Henderson County    NC

Bearwallow Mountain

Leaves usually 10-25cm long, 3-10cm wide, with rounded or subcordate bases, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Scrophularia marilandica, Eastern Figwort, Carpenter's Square, Late Figwort

JK Marlow    jkm210818_2855

August    Greenville County    SC

Flowers less than 3/8", reddish-brown and strongly bilabiate, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

image of Scrophularia marilandica, Eastern Figwort, Carpenter's Square, Late Figwort

JK Marlow    jkm210818_2856

August    Greenville County    SC

image of Scrophularia marilandica, Eastern Figwort, Carpenter's Square, Late Figwort

JK Marlow    jkm210818_2859

August    Greenville County    SC

An infertile stamen is appressed against the upper interior of the corolla, per www.illinoiswildflowers.info.

image of Scrophularia marilandica, Eastern Figwort, Carpenter's Square, Late Figwort

JK Marlow    jkm210818_2863

August    Greenville County    SC

image of Scrophularia marilandica, Eastern Figwort, Carpenter's Square, Late Figwort

JK Marlow    jkm210824_2969

August    Greenville County    SC

image of Scrophularia marilandica, Eastern Figwort, Carpenter's Square, Late Figwort

Betsy George    bmg_092319_6719

September    Greenville County    SC

Stems slightly hairy or glabrous, often 4-angled and furrowed, per www.illinoiswildflowers.info.

image of Scrophularia marilandica, Eastern Figwort, Carpenter's Square, Late Figwort

Betsy George    bmg_092319_6722

September    Greenville County    SC

image of Scrophularia marilandica, Eastern Figwort, Carpenter's Square, Late Figwort

Betsy George    bmg_092319_6726

September    Greenville County    SC

image of Scrophularia marilandica, Eastern Figwort, Carpenter's Square, Late Figwort

JK Marlow    jkm150927_250

September    Henderson County    NC

Bearwallow Mountain

image of Scrophularia marilandica, Eastern Figwort, Carpenter's Square, Late Figwort

JK Marlow    jkm150927_251

September    Henderson County    NC

Bearwallow Mountain

Capsule ovoid-conic, 6-8mm long, septicidal, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Scrophularia marilandica, Eastern Figwort, Carpenter's Square, Late Figwort

JK Marlow    jkm191007_1747

October    Greenville County    SC

image of Scrophularia marilandica, Eastern Figwort, Carpenter's Square, Late Figwort

JK Marlow    jkm191007_1752

October    Greenville County    SC

image of Scrophularia marilandica, Eastern Figwort, Carpenter's Square, Late Figwort

JK Marlow    jkm191007_1753

October    Greenville County    SC

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Scrophularia marilandica   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Scrophularia marilandica   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 166-15-001:
Scrophularia marilandica   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Scrophularia marilandica

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3345

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: Moist to dry, nutrient-rich woodlands and forests, especially over mafic or calcareous rocks, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Maroon
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
2-lipped 5-lobed corolla
4 slightly exserted stamens, 1 staminode
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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