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Friday, 4 July 2014

Common Figwort Scrophularia nodosa

Common Figwort  Scrophularia nodosa 

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Medium to tall hairless plant. Stems square but without pronounced wings. Leaves oval to lanceolate, double toothed, usually with a heart shaped base. Flowers greenish with a purple brown upper lip.


Hedgerows and woodland preferring damper places

Similar Species

Water Figwort has a pair of leaflets at the leaf base and has a square, winged stem.
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