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Scrophularia marilandica L.
- State Rank: SX
- Global Rank: G5
- State Status: Potentially Extirpated
Habitat: Rich, open woods and thickets [Hardwood to mixed forest (forest, upland].
Range: Maine; south to Georgia; west to Oklahoma; north to Minnesota.
Aids to Identification: S. marilandica is an erect, perennial herb with opposite leaves. Corollas are 5-8 mm long with a dark brown or purple-brown sterile filament which is usually wider than long. S. lanceolata is similar in appearance but has a winged margin on the petiole. The petiole of S. marilandica is not winged.
Ecological characteristics: None noted
Phenology: Flowers June to October.
Synonyms: None noted.
Known Distribution in Maine: This rare plant has been documented from a total of 1 town(s) in the following county(ies): York.
Dates of documented observations are: 1898