Latin name: Scrophularia californica Cham & Schltdl.
Pronunciation: skrof-yoo-LARE-ee-a ka-li-FOR-ni-ka
Common name: California figwort
Family: Scrophulariaceae (Figwort)
Habitat: Dryish to moist conditions to about 7500' in chaparral, coastal sage scrub and along roadsides throughout most of the California Floristic Province
Blooming period: March to July
Name derivations: 1) Scrophularia 2) californica