Scrophularia parviflora – Pineland Figwort

Scrophularia parviflora - Pineland Figwort

Scrophularia parviflora - Pineland Figwort

Plant Name

Scientific Name: Scrophularia parviflora

Common Name: Pineland Figwort

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial

Growth Habit: Herb/Forb

Arizona Native Status: Native

Habitat: Mountain, Riparian. This plant is usually found at higher elevations, but it can also sometimes be found growing at lower elevations in mountain foothill canyons.

Flower Color: Brownish red to pale reddish

Flowering Season: Summer

Height: To 2 feet (61 cm) tall or more

Description: The small, rounded, broadly tubular flowers are borne in panicles and have 5 lobes with a recurved bottom lobe. The leaves are green, opposite, lanceolate, petioled, triangular in shape, and coarsely toothed. The stems are square in cross-section.


Kingdom: Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom: Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision: Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division: Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class: Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass: Asteridae
Order: Scrophulariales
Family: Scrophulariaceae – Figwort family
Genus: Scrophularia L. – figwort
Species: Scrophularia parviflora Woot. & Standl. – pineland figwort

More About This Plant

Arizona County Distribution Map