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Water Figwort

Photograph by: 
Peter Orchard

A stout plant with distinctive flowers found by streams and in ditches.



Common Name Water Figwort
Scientific Name Scrophularia auriculata
Species Group Complex Flowers
Interest Level
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Identification Notes
Primary Habitat
Family Figwort family - Scrophulariaceae
Status Locally frequent
Flower Colour Group Brown
  • 06 - June
  • 07 - July
  • 08 - August
  • 09 - September
Preferred Environment
Look for Stout tall plant with red stem growing in or by water with strange brown flowers
Additional Identification Notes
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Complex Flowers