Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


842

Forb
Perennial

Non-native: Europe
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common (rare in Coastal Plain, rare in GA)

Look for it in fields, pastures, roadsides, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Variable

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, rarely basal leaves whorled

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Yellow
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
5-parted calyx
2-lipped corolla
4 included stamens (2 long, 2 short)
Superior ovary
Inflorescence a raceme

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Linaria vulgaris   FAMILY Plantaginaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Linaria vulgaris   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 166-16-002:
Linaria vulgaris   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Linaria linaria

 

COMMON NAME:
Butter-and-eggs, Yellow Toadflax, Wild-snapdragon