|Common Name:||Yellow toadflax|
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|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|
• 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
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