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Plagiobothrys scouleri

Plagiobothrys scouleri (Hook. & Arn.) I.M. Johnst.

Scouler's Popcornflower, Scouler's Popcorn Flower, Meadow Popcorn-flower

Boraginaceae (Borage family)


USDA Symbol: PLSC2

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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Schizocarp
Size Notes: Up to about 10 inches tall.
Fruit: Nutlets, usually 4.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Yellow
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug


USA: AZ , CA , CO , ID , IL , ME , MN , MT , ND , NE , NM , NV , OR , PA , SD , UT , WA , WI , WY
Canada: AB , BC , MB , NB , ON , QC , SK , YT
Native Habitat: Moist areas, vernal pools, moist to wet soils in pine forests.

National Wetland Indicator Status

This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Web Reference

Webref 62 - Burke Herbarium Image Collection (2020) University of Washington
Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 85 - OregonFlora (2020) Oregon State University
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2021-03-02
Research By: CBR

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