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baja bush snapdragon Scrophulariaceae Gambelia juncea (Benth.) D.A.Sutton Listen to the Latin symbol: --
Leaf: Opposite, simple, evergreen, ovate to nearly lanceolate, entire margins, somewhat reduced.
Flower: Large, showy, upright pairs of red flowers; individual tube-like flowers are 1 1/2 to 2 inches long; appearing spring through summer.
Fruit: A small woody capsule.
Twig: Slender, green.
Bark: Green to red brown.
Form: A leggy densely branched multi-stem shrub to 6 feet tall and 10 feet wide.
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Additional Range Information: Gambelia juncea is native to North America. Range may be expanded by planting. See states reporting baja bush snapdragon.

All material © 2018 Virginia Tech Dept. of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation; Photos and text by: John Seiler, Edward Jensen, Alex Niemiera, and John Peterson; Silvics reprinted from Ag Handbook 654