Ontario Weeds: Dalmatian toadflax
Excerpt from Publication 505, Ontario Weeds,
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- Other Names
- General Description
- Stems and Roots
- Flowers and Fruit
- Similar Species
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Name: Dalmatian toadflax, Linaria
dalmatica (L.) Mill.,
Other Names: LINDA, linaire à feuilles larges, Broad-leaved toadflax, wild snapdragon, linaire de Dalmatie, Linaria genistifolia (L.)Mill. ssp. dalmatica (L.) Maire & Petitmengin, Linaria macedonica Griseb.
Family: Figwort or Snapdragon Family (Scrophulariaceae)
General Description: Perennial, reproducing by seed and underground roots but its stands are usually not as dense as Toadflax.
Flowers & Fruit: Has flowers and seedpods very similar to Toadflax. It has yellow, 2-lipped flowers with long spurs.
Habitat: Dalmatian toadflax occurs throughout Ontario in old gardens, cemeteries, along roadsides, in waste places, and sandy pastures.
Similar Species: It is distinguished by its yellow, 2-lipped flowers with long spurs and its broad leaves with rounded bases that may clasp the stem.
- Weeds in Ontario
- OMAFRA Publication 505: Ontario Weeds
- OMAFRA Publication 75: Guide To Weed Control
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