Toadflax - Scrophulariaceae
(Figwort Family) Linaria
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1. flower, 2. leaves and stalk, plant - May 29, 2005 - Butterfield Canyon, Salt Lake County, Utah - ©Nicky Davis
syn. yellow toadflax, butter and eggs, ramsted, flaxweed, wild snapdragon, Jacob's ladder
Non-native introduced wildflower listed as noxious weed in 43 states including Utah. Overtakes disturbed areas but doesn't act as erosion control.
The yellow corolla is 1 inch long and is spurred. The plant is 1 to 2 feet tall with linear leaves. Blooms June through August.
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