Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4014

Forb
Perennial

Non-native: Mediterranean
Documented growing wild in - - -

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LEAVES:
Simple
Mostly opposite or whorled (or upper alternate)

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Purplish-pink
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
2-lipped corolla
Superior ovary
Inflorescence a raceme

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Lamiales

PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Linaria purpurea   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
purple toadflax


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Keith Bradley    kab_2351

May    Spartanburg County    SC

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Keith Bradley    kab_2351b

May    Spartanburg County    SC

Introduced, but can be found growing wild in parts of western North America, per Wikipedia.

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Sam Pratt    sbp_dscf3530

November    Spartanburg County    SC

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Sam Pratt    sbp_dscf3533

November    Spartanburg County    SC

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Sam Pratt    sbp_dscf3534

November    Spartanburg County    SC

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Sam Pratt    sbp_dscf3535

November    Spartanburg County    SC

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Sam Pratt    sbp_dscf3539

November    Spartanburg County    SC