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Neogaerrhinum filipes

Neogaerrhinum filipes (A. Gray) Rothm.

Filipes Snapdragon, Yellow Twining Snapdragon

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)

Synonym(s): Antirrhinum cooperi, Antirrhinum filipes, Asarina filipes


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Vine

Bloom Information

Bloom Time: Feb , Mar , Apr , May


USA: AZ , CA , NV , OR , UT
Native Distribution: Southeastern Oregon to southern California, southwestern Utah, and western Arizona.
Native Habitat: Sandy deserts.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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