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2010
Scrophularia nodosa
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Scientific Name - Scrophularia nodosa L.

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Distribution and Habitat - grows in wet forests, rape and near rivers, from 0-1800 m altitude.

Description - perennial species, 60-120 cm tall, glabra or glandular hairs. Stem erect, branched, with four corners. Leaves opposite, petiole 1 cm long, limb oval-acuminata, 4-6 x 9-12 cm, serrated edge. Calyx 1.2 mm subrotunde sepa, entire; Corola brown-yellow, 5-8 mm. Septemrbie blooms in June. Fruit pear-shaped capsule, 5-7 mm.

The picture was made on Mount Grappa IT to share 1100 m near a beech forests.

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