Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Linaria vulgaris Mill. image
Photographer: Steve C. Garske           

Botanical Illustration

Botanical Illustration

Botanical Illustration

Kurt Stüber

Merel R. Black

Christopher Noll

Robert W. Freckmann

Steve C. Garske

Steve C. Garske
Family Scrophulariaceae
Linaria vulgaris Mill.
butter-and-eggs
Linaria: from the Latin linum, "flax," referring to the flax-like leaves of some species
vulgaris: Latin for "common"
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Status: Introduced - naturalized; potentially invasive
Plant: erect, perennial, 1'-3' tall forb; creeping, clone-forming roots
Flower: orange to yellow, 5-parted, 3/4" long, slender spur at the base, 4 stamens; erect upper lip with 2 lobes, lower lip with 3 lobes; inflorescence a compact, spike-like cluster (raceme) of stalked flowers at the top of the stem; blooms May-Sept.
Fruit:roundish capsule with winged seeds
Leaf:many, linear and narrowing toward the base, pale-green,
Habitat: disturbed sites; in sandy soil
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Linaria linaria (L.) H.Karst.

         
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