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Antirrhinum

 

Snapdragon

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassAsteridaeA large class that encompasses asters
OrderLamialesAromatic herbs and shrubs, including lavender, lilac, olive, jasmine, ash, teak, snapdragon, sesame, psyllium, garden sage, mint, basil, and rosemary
FamilyPlantaginaceaePlantains
GenusAntirrhinumFrom the Greek anti, “like,” and rhinon, “nose,” because the flowers do seem to have a snout

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Antirrhinum description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 11 Feb 2012.

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Antirrhinum (Snapdragon)

Snapdragons (Antirrhinum) · 8/15/1996 · Connie’s Garden, Falmouth, ME Species not yet identified