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Small Toadflax

An occasional weed of farm fields and bare ground, especially where it can escape herbicide sprays.



Common Name Small Toadflax
Alternative Name(s) Dwarf Snapdragon
Scientific Name Chaenorhinum minus
Species Group Speedwell Family Veronicaceae
Interest Level
Look for
Identification Notes
Primary Habitat
Family Figwort family - Scrophulariaceae
Status Scarce
Flower Colour Group Yellow
  • 05 - May
  • 06 - June
  • 07 - July
  • 08 - August
  • 09 - September
  • 10 - October
Preferred Environment
Look for A small creeping plant with yellow lower petals and mauve upper petals
Additional Identification Notes
Similar Species

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Speedwell Family Veronicaceae