Plants of USA and Canada

Scientific or common name:

Alectra fluminensis (Vell.) Stearn

SCROPHULARIACEAE Family selection - Figwort family (Angiosperms - Flowering plants)

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Name: Alectra fluminensis (Vell.) Stearn Taxon selection
Nomencl. ref.: J. Arnold Arbor. 52: 635. 1971
Rank: species

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Common names

US name U.S. name: Yerba de hierro

Grown habit: Forb/herb
Duration: Annual

= Alectra aspera (Cham. & Schltdl.) L.O. Williams
= Glossostylis aspera Cham. & Schltdl.
= Melasma melampyroides (Rich.) Pennell
= Pedicularis melampyroides Rich.


Kingdom: Plantae
Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
Superdivision: Spermatophyta
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Asteridae
Order: Scrophulariales
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Genus: Alectra

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Distribution in USA and Canada (*)
USA+ (Puerto Rico)
(*) USDA, NRCS. 2009. The PLANTS Database (, 28 August 2009). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA

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6) Aletes filifolius Mathias, Constance & W.L. Theobald [132]
7) Aletes latiloba (Rydb.) W.A. Weber [63]
8) Aletes macdougalii J.M. Coult. & Rose ssp. macdougalii [140]
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10) Aletris obovata Nash [123]

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