Linaria vulgaris Mill.

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Linaria vulgaris

Photo: Mark Hyde
By bridge, Staveley

Linaria vulgaris

Photo: Mark Hyde
By bridge, Staveley

Linaria vulgaris

Photo: Mark Hyde
By bridge, Staveley

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Kent number: 124/13/1
BRC number: 920001164
Synonyms:
Common names: Common Toadflax
Yellow toadflax
Frequency:
Status: Native
BSBI Species Code: A1
Description:
Erect glaucous perennial herb, branched above. Leaves numerous, spirally arranged on the stem, linear-lanceolate, glaucous. Flowers in a dense raceme. Calyx deeply dissected into 5 narrowly triangular lobes. Corolla yellow with an orange palate. Spur 2 cm, more than twice as long as the calyx. Seeds, tuberculate, winged.
Derivation of specific name: vulgaris: common, vulgar
Habitat: In disturbed habitats, waste ground, hedgebanks and on walls.
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Europe and W Asia; naturalised in other parts of the world, e.g. Africa and N America
Growth form:
Insects (whose larvae eat this species):
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Content last updated: Saturday 2 August 2008

Other sources of information about Linaria vulgaris:

UK Flora: cultivated Linaria vulgaris page
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Linaria vulgaris
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Copyright: Mark Hyde, 2008-18

Hyde, M.A. (2018). UK Flora: Species information: Linaria vulgaris.
http://www.ukflora.info/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=145320, retrieved 18 February 2018

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