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Linaria vulgaris

Common Name(s):
Butter and eggs, Yellow toadflax
Category:
Wildflowers
Comment:

Introduced from Europe; attracts bees and butterflies

Season:
Early summer into fall
Height:
1-3 ft.
Foliage:
1 to 2.5 in. slender gray-green leaves, pointed at each end; upper leaves are alternate and lower leaves are whorled
Flower:
1 in. yellow flower with an orange throat on a long, crowded raceme; thin drooping spurs at base; slight medicinal odor; upper lip is two-lobed
Site:
Roadsides, fields, waste places
Life Cycle:
Perennial

NCCES plant id: 2644

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