Yellow Toadflax (Linaria vulgaris L.)


(Linaria vulgaris L.)


GROWTH HABIT:  Perennial, often 3 ft. tall.

LEAVES:  Long and narrow, numerous, pale green, smooth and pointed, attached directly to the stem.

STEMS:  Smooth, erect and sometimes branched.

FLOWERS:  Snapdragon type, 1 to 1½ inches long with spur, bright yellow with deep orange center.

ROOTS:  Woody, vigorous, well branched with many laterals.

SEEDS:  Round ½ inch in diameter, dark brown to black with a papery circular wing.

OTHER:  Spreads by seeds and creeping roots.  Also called “Butter-and-eggs.”