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Sairocarpus coulterianus (Benth. ex A. DC.) D.A. Sutton
Coulter's snapdragon, White Snapdragon
Synonym(s): Antirrhinum coulterianum, Antirrhinum coulterianum ssp. orcuttianum
USDA Symbol: SACO13
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
Slender, wand-like racemes of white, bilaterally symmetrical flowers on sparsely leaved stems; slender tendrils in flower cluster cling to other vegetation. Flowers: Corolla about 1/2 (1.5 cm) long; upper corolla lip 2-lobed, bent upward.
This snapdragons tall slender spires are sparsely distributed and thus never provide dense color displays.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Annual Habit: Vine Fruit:
Bloom InformationBloom Time: Apr , May , Jun
DistributionUSA: CA Native Distribution:
Southern California and northern Baja California. Native Habitat:
Brushy flats and slopes in loose soil.
Mr. Smarty Plants says
Obtaining information about non-native Maurandella antiffhiniflora seeds
February 26, 2007
Mr. Smarty Plants: My Mother and I love to see all the beautiful Snapdragons blooming each year. We never know when to actually plant the seeds in order to have the Snapdragons come up and bloom by th...
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Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff