Snapdragon or Figwort family
FORM herbs and shrubs
Leaves commonly opposite or whorled.
Genera 220 - 40 in the USA
Species 3000 in our area 152 (Gray); 132 (B&B)43
Flowers usually bilaterally symmetrical, with a two lobed upper lip, or a three lobed lower lip; fruits egg-shaped to round capsules.
#Parts 4-5 lobed calyx, 5-8 lobed corolla, 2-4 or 5 stamens
Leaves simple or pinnate, alternate, opposite or whorled.