Common Toadflax/Yellow Toadflax/Butter-and-Eggs

Linaria vulgaris

Summary 3

Linaria vulgaris (common toadflax, yellow toadflax, or butter-and-eggs) is a species of toadflax (Linaria), native to most of Europe, northern Asia, the United Kingdom, Spain, east to eastern Siberia, and western China. It has also been introduced and is now common in North America.

How to recognize it? 4

Snapdragon-like flower with orange throat. Narrow, pale green leaves pointed at both ends with smooth edges. Grow to 60cm (2 ft).

Observations in Banff National Park 5

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  1. (c) Arnstein Rønning, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA),
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