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Unknow plant June 14

Observed: 14th June 2013 By: fransjemanfransjeman’s reputation in Plantsfransjeman’s reputation in Plantsfransjeman’s reputation in Plantsfransjeman’s reputation in Plants
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Scrophulariaceae - Scrophularia nodosa 9-002
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Description:

Seen on side of road, 400 m alt. Some are almost 2 m height

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Water Figwort (Scrophularia auriculata) interacts

Comments

Wildlife Ranger's picture

Habitat

I looked at the topography on satelite does nt seem to be much water about

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landgirl's picture

Agreement

Changed my agreement to S. auriculata. Went on unwinged stems at first, but broad papery edge to sepals has changed my mind. May be other species in Europe for all I know!

lavateraguy's picture

Even in Britain ...

... there is Scrophularia umbrosa.

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Figwort

Really ? Thats quite interesting I have never come across it - is it confined to a particular latitude ?

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lavateraguy's picture

Scrophularia umbrosa ...

... (if that's what you're asking about) is described by Streeter as "rare and local". I've never seen it. I have seen Scrophularia vernalis once - in woodland at Threave Gardens in Kirkcudbrightshire.

fransjeman's picture

These were the alternatives I

These were the alternatives I 've found: S. alpestris, but leave is different; S. Scorodonia, but sepals very different; S. nodosa, but structure stem is different (also capsule's shape...); S. balbisii, but bracteas are different and ratio length/width of stamina and finally S. auriculata, where all descriptions fit except that is was not close to water, but we had about 1 month havy rains and this plant was on the lowest part of a road wher water could have been accumulated...