Scrophularia L.

2 species naturalized Aust.; NSW, Tas.

*Scrophularia nodosa L.

Erect herb up to 1 m high, with square stems. Leaves opposite, ovate, 6–15 cm long, dentate, shortly petiolate or almost sessile. Flowers in glandular-pubescent panicle-like cymes. Corolla reddish-brown, c. 10 mm long. Stamens 4, with a broad staminode, Capsule 6–10 mm long. Naturalized at some localities in the Illawarra district. Introd. from Europe. Fl. summer. Figwort