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Purple Toadflax


A semi-naturalised garden escape now widely found on disturbed ground and roadsides 


 

Common Name Purple Toadflax
Scientific Name Linaria purpurea
Species Group Speedwell Family Veronicaceae
Status
Interest Level
3
Visabile
Look for
Identification Notes
Primary Habitat
Family Figwort family - Scrophulariaceae
Status Scarce
Flower Colour Group Purple
Visible
  • 06 - June
  • 07 - July
  • 08 - August
Preferred Environment
Look for Tall narrow plant with spikes of small snapdraggon-like flowers
Additional Identification Notes
Similar Species

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Speedwell Family Veronicaceae