beardtongue


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beardtongue:

see figwortfigwort,
common name for some members of the Scrophulariaceae, a family comprising chiefly herbs and small shrubs and distributed widely over all continents. The family includes a few climbing types and some parasitic and saprophytic forms.
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On January 19, the Service proposed to list the Graham's beardtongue as a threatened species.
In 1992 biologist Emily Baxter of James Madison University, studying wildflowers, ferns, and shrubs native to Shenandoah's Big Meadows, found that 35 plant species, including formerly abundant beardtongue, boneset, fireweed, Angelica, Monarda, and sumac, had disappeared since 1975.
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