Neogaerrhinum filipes (A. Gray) Rothm.
Filipes Snapdragon, Yellow Twining Snapdragon
Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)
Synonym(s): Antirrhinum cooperi, Antirrhinum filipes, Asarina filipes
USDA Symbol: NEFI
Many slender stems, twisting and twining through other vegetation, with yellow, bilaterally symmetrical flowers on thread-like stalks growing from leaf axils.
The flowers are brilliant yellow, but the plant, hidden and tangled in low bushes, is hard to find; its twining stems are ordinarily obscured by leaves and twigs.
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Bloom InformationBloom Time: Feb , Mar , Apr , May
DistributionUSA: AZ , CA , NV , OR , UT
Native Distribution: Southeastern Oregon to southern California, southwestern Utah, and western Arizona.
Native Habitat: Sandy deserts.
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Neogaerrhinum filipes in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Neogaerrhinum filipes in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Neogaerrhinum filipes
MetadataRecord Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff