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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (2/8/20):
Linaria texana   FAMILY Plantaginaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Nuttallanthus texanus   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Guide to the Vascular Plants of Florida (Wunderlin & Hansen, 2011)
Linaria texana

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 166-16-001?:
Linaria canadensis   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Linaria canadensis var. texana

 

COMMON NAME:
Texas Toadflax


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image of Linaria texana, Texas Toadflax

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_n_texanus1

April    Scotland County    NC

Flowers to twice as large as N. canadensis and much paler, per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (2/8/20):
Linaria texana   FAMILY Plantaginaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Nuttallanthus texanus   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Guide to the Vascular Plants of Florida (Wunderlin & Hansen, 2011)
Linaria texana

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 166-16-001?:
Linaria canadensis   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Linaria canadensis var. texana

 

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2849

Forb
Winter annual/Biennial

Native to south central US, not clear how far east original range extended (GA?)

Uncommon in GA, waifs in NC-SC

Habitat: Granite flatrocks, grassy pinelands, dry sandy soils, disturbed soils of roadsides and fields, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Lvs of erect stems alternate, lvs of prostrate stems opposite (rarely whorled)

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Blue/Purple
Bilaterally symmetrical
5-parted calyx
2-lipped corolla
4 included stamens (2 long, 2 short)
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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