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Common Toadflax

Fairly common found in waste areas, grassland, hedgerows, roadside verges and railway tracks, anywhere the competition from other plants is not too great.


Common Name Common Toadflax
Scientific Name Linaria vulgaris
Species Group Speedwell Family Veronicaceae
Interest Level
Look for
Identification Notes
Primary Habitat
Family Figwort family - Scrophulariaceae
Status Occasional
Flower Colour Group Yellow
  • 07 - July
  • 08 - August
  • 09 - September
  • 10 - October
Preferred Environment
Look for Familiar snapdragon type flower with some orange but mainly yellow
Additional Identification Notes
Similar Species

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Speedwell Family Veronicaceae