figwort family

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Synonyms for figwort family

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Rosebay Willow-herb (Chamaenerion angustifolium) may, to the untrained eye, look suspiciously like Purple Looses-trife (Lythrum salicaria), and two members of the Figwort family Scrophulariaceae--Yellow Lute (Odontites lutea) and Common Cow-wheat (Melampyrum pratense)--may also be easily confused by someone who is gingerly taking their first herb-hunting expedition in the fields.
Penstemons are members of the figwort family (or Scrophulariaceac) which also includes such well-loved plants as foxgloves, diascias and antirrhinums.
Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family) Verbascum blattaria L.: Moth mullein; introduced, Eurasia; FACUMimulus alatus Alton: Sharpwing monkey-flower; native; OBL; 4