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.
Where seen: Max Patch, NC