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: July 14, 2017
Attend the BC Northern Exhibition for free!

The Northwest Invasive Plant Council will have an Information Booth at this year's BCNE, and we're looking for volunteers to help out.

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posted: July 7, 2017
Invaders! Invasive Species in BC

Watch this short video from the Province about invasive species and their impacts on BC - Invaders! Invasive Species in BC