Sairocarpus coulterianus (Benth. ex A. DC.) D.A. Sutton
Coulter's Snapdragon, White Snapdragon
Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)
Synonym(s): Antirrhinum coulterianum, Antirrhinum coulterianum ssp. orcuttianum
USDA Symbol: SACO13
Slender, wand-like racemes of white, bilaterally symmetrical flowers on sparsely leaved stems; slender tendrils in flower cluster cling to other vegetation. Flowers: Corolla about 1/2 (1.5 cm) long; upper corolla lip 2-lobed, bent upward.
This snapdragons tall slender spires are sparsely distributed and thus never provide dense color displays.
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Bloom InformationBloom Time: Apr , May , Jun
Native Distribution: Southern California and northern Baja California.
Native Habitat: Brushy flats and slopes in loose soil.
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Sairocarpus coulterianus in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Sairocarpus coulterianus in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Sairocarpus coulterianus
MetadataRecord Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff