Irish wildflowers


Photographs: Kinsale, Co.Cork


Common Toadflax
Linaria vulgaris
Buaflíon
Family: Scrophulariaceae

Flowering: July-October. Perennial. Possibly introduced.

Spurred yellow flowers with orange palate. Spur slightly curved.
Leaves linear or narrow-elliptical, single-veined, usually alternate.
Lower parts are hairless but inflorescence is often sticky-hairy.
Many erect branched stems, creeping rhizome. Height: 25-75cm.

Occasional, mainly S, E Ireland. Waste ground, roadsides.

     
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