All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<strong>Carpenter's Square </strong> close-up
<em>Scrophularia marilandica</em> /Snapdragon Family
Height: 2' to 10'
August 12, 2005<br>
I was excited to see this plant blooming along the trail to the top of Max Patch, a beautiful bald near the TN ...
Carpenter's Square close-up
Scrophularia marilandica /Snapdragon Family
Height: 2' to 10'
August 12, 2005

I was excited to see this plant blooming along the trail to the top of Max Patch, a beautiful bald near the TN / NC border. The flowers are maroon and ecru colored, they are small and not easy to spot. I don't know how it got the unusual common name.
Perennial
Where seen: Max Patch, NC

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