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Pedicularis centranthera (Dwarf lousewort)
Cressler, Alan

Pedicularis centranthera

Pedicularis centranthera A. Gray

Dwarf Lousewort

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)

Synonym(s): Pedicularis centranthera var. exulans


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

A little plant with a short raceme of pale yellow, bilaterally symmetrical flowers among fern-like leaves in a tuft.

This species is among the shortest of the many louseworts; its flowers often sit almost upon the ground.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul


USA: AZ , CA , CO , NM , NV , OR , UT
Native Distribution: Southern Oregon south to southern California and western Nevada.
Native Habitat: Dry coniferous woods in mountains.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2014-07-29
Research By: TWC Staff

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