Yellow Toadflax

Plant Bio

Common Name:Yellow toadflax
Family:Plantaginaceae
Genus:Linaria
Species:vulgaris
Classification/Rank:Invasive
Method of Transportation:
Habitat/Range:• found throughout the region particularly along Hwy 16 and the CN railway. • patches range from a few plants to patches over a hectare and some patches fluctuate greatly in size over the years

Description

• perennial herb from a rhizome; grows 0.1 to 0.8 m tall
• stems erect, sometimes branched above, smooth; milky juice appears when stems or leaves broken
• leaves alternate, or lowermost nearly opposite, numerous, unstalked, linear to narrow lance shaped, smooth margined
• flowers bright yellow with a central orange-hairy patch at the throat; inflorescence a long, terminal, smooth to minutely hairy, spike-like cluster of numerous short stalked flowers

News

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posted: November 7, 2018
2017 Annual Report from NWIPC is now online

NWIPC's Annual Report for 2017 was released at our AGM in Smithers in October 2018. Check it out here.

posted: November 3, 2018
WeedsBMP App for Forage and Livestock Producers Now Available

Land owners and managers have long recognized the need to control invasive plants to limit their impacts. In May 2018, a new smartphone app...