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Euphrasia subarctica

Euphrasia subarctica Raup

Arctic Eyebright

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort family)

Synonym(s): Euphrasia arctica var. disjuncta, Euphrasia arctica var. dolosa, Euphrasia disjuncta var. dolosa, Euphrasia pennellii

USDA Symbol: EUSU2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 1 foot tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Yellow , Violet
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug
Bloom Notes: White to yellow, seldom with violet veins.


Canada: AB , BC , MB , NT , SK , YT
Native Habitat: Sandy, gravelly, or damp grassy places, stream banks, shores, thickets, heathlands, tundra.

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America - beta site (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Euphrasia subarctica in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Euphrasia subarctica in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Euphrasia subarctica


Record Modified: 2020-11-09
Research By: CBR

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