Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Linaria canadensis (L.) Dum.Cours. var. canadensis image
Photographer: Stephen L. Solheim           

Caroline A. Creevey

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Stephen L. Solheim
Family Scrophulariaceae
Linaria canadensis (L.) Dum.Cours. var. canadensis
annual toadflax, blue toadflax, Canada toadflax
Linaria: from the Latin linum, "flax," referring to the flax-like leaves of some species
canadensis: of or referring to Canada
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, annual, 4"-20" tall forb, mostly smooth, slender; stems form a short, drooping, basal rosette with erect tips; short taproot
Flower: light blue to white, 5-parted, 3/8" long, very irregularly-shaped, slender spur at the base; erect upper lip with 2 lobes, lower lip 3 lobed with 2 short white ridges, 4 stamens; inflorescence a cluster (raceme) of stalked flowers at the top of the stem; blooms May-July
Leaf:mostly opposite and broader on the side stems, mostly alternate and narrower on the main stem
Habitat: dry; in sandy soil
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Synonyms 
Antirrhinum canadense L.
Nuttallanthus canadensis (L.) D.A.Sutton

         
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