Scrophularia atrata
Common Name: black-flowered figwort
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Element Code: PDSCR1S010
Full Name: Scrophularia atrata Penn.

2012 Anuja Parikh and Nathan Gale
Biology Glossary
  • Lifeform: perennial herb
  • Blooming Period: March - July
  • Habitat:  
    • Closed-cone coniferous forest
    • Chaparral
    • Coastal dunes
    • Coastal scrub
    • Riparian scrub
Rarity Status Glossary
Occurrence Data from DFG
California Natural Diversity Database Glossary
  • Total # of Known Element Occurrences: 62
  • Element Occurrence Ranks:
    A B C D X U
    4 5 9 0 1 43
  • Population Status:
    >20 yrs
    <=20 yrs
    38 24
  • Presence:
    Present Extant Possibly Extirpated Extirpated
    61 0 1
Notes Glossary
  • Plants from south of Pt. Conception (143A, 143B, 144A, 144B) are probably hybrids with S. californica ssp. floribunda. Threatened by energy development and mining.
  • To submit rare plant observation data, use the CNDDB field survey form. Please see also the CNPS Rare Plant Data page.
  • Date Added: 1974-01-01
  • Last Update: 2010-03-15
Location Glossary
  • Elevation: 10 - 500 meters
  • California Endemic: yes
  • States: California
  • California Counties and Islands:   name (code)
    Santa Barbara (SBA),  San Luis Obispo (SLO)
  • Quads:   name (DWR code) USGS code
    Goleta (143A) 34119D7,  Dos Pueblos Canyon (143B) 34119D8,  Gaviota (144B) 34120D2,  Solvang (169C) 34120E2,  Los Alamos (170A) 34120F3,  Lompoc (170B) 34120F4,  Lompoc Hills (170C) 34120E4,  Santa Rosa Hills (170D) 34120E3,  Surf (171A) 34120F5,  Point Arguello (171C) 34120E6,  Tranquillon Mtn. (171D) 34120E5,  Orcutt (195C) 34120G4,  Guadalupe (196A) 34120H5,  Point Sal (196B) 34120H6,  Casmalia (196D) 34120G5,  Arroyo Grande NE (221A) 35120B5,  Pismo Beach (221B) 35120B6,  Oceano (221D) 35120A5
  • Notes:
      Definitions of codes preceding a county and/or quad:
      * Presumed extirpated
      ? Uncertain about distribution or identity
      ?* Uncertain about distribution, but presumed extirpated if once present
      (?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
      Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable.
Presumed Extant Presumed Extirpated or Unknown 1448
Links to Leading Resources of Taxon Information
Suggested Citation
CNPS, Rare Plant Program. . Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v8-02). California Native Plant Society, Sacramento, CA. Website [accessed ].

34119D7=Goleta (143A) 34119D7;34119D8=Dos Pueblos Canyon (143B) 34119D8;34120D2=Gaviota (144B) 34120D2;34120E2=Solvang (169C) 34120E2;34120F3=Los Alamos (170A) 34120F3;34120F4=Lompoc (170B) 34120F4;34120E4=Lompoc Hills (170C) 34120E4;34120E3=Santa Rosa Hills (170D) 34120E3;34120F5=Surf (171A) 34120F5;34120E6=Point Arguello (171C) 34120E6;34120E5=Tranquillon Mtn. (171D) 34120E5;34120G4=Orcutt (195C) 34120G4;34120H5=Guadalupe (196A) 34120H5;34120H6=Point Sal (196B) 34120H6;34120G5=Casmalia (196D) 34120G5;35120B5=Arroyo Grande NE (221A) 35120B5;35120B6=Pismo Beach (221B) 35120B6;35120A5=Oceano (221D) 35120A5