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Scrophularia lanceolata

Scrophularia lanceolata Pursh

Scrophularia leporella E.P. Bicknell

Scrophularia occidentalis (Rydb.) E.P. Bicknell

Scrophularia pectinata Raf.

Hare Figwort, Lanceleaf Figwort

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassAsteridaeA large class that encompasses asters
OrderLamialesAromatic herbs and shrubs, including lavender, lilac, olive, jasmine, ash, teak, snapdragon, sesame, psyllium, garden sage, mint, basil, and rosemary
FamilyScrophulariaceaeThe figwort family (named for the resemblence of root nodes of some species to tubercular human lymph nodes, or scrophula)
GenusScrophulariaNamed in 1474 by an Italian physician who noticed the resemblance between the rhizomal knobs of some species and the tubercular condition of human lymph nodes called scrophula
SpecieslanceolataLance-like, referring to the shape of the leaves

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Scrophularia lanceolata description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 15 Nov 2013.

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Scrophularia lanceolata (Hare Figwort, Lanceleaf Figwort)

9/28/2013 · Wild Gardens of Acadia, Acadia Naitonal Park, Bar Harbor, ME
≈ 5 × 6" (13 × 15 cm)

Scrophularia lanceolata (Hare Figwort, Lanceleaf Figwort)

9/28/2013 · Wild Gardens of Acadia, Acadia Naitonal Park, Bar Harbor, ME
≈ 7 × 11" (18 × 28 cm)

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