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butter-and-eggs

butter-and-eggs, common name for a plant of the family Scrophulariaceae (figwort family) and sometimes for other yellow-and-orange flowers. Butter-and-eggs plants are classified in the division Magnoliophyta, class Magnoliopsida, order Scrophulariales, family Scrophulariaceae.

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