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Synthyris canbyi

Synthyris canbyi Pennell

Canby’s Kittentail, Mission Mountain Kittentails

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort family)


USDA Symbol: syca2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 6 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Blue
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul


Native Habitat: Alpine ridges, scree slopes.

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 65 - Montana Field Guides - Plants (2020) State of Montana
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2020-11-09
Research By: CBR

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