Butter and Eggs; Dalmation Toadflax
Linaria vulgaris* /Snapdragon Family
Height: 12" - 32"
August 12, 2005
This is a common European escape that can be found in many parts of the U.S. It gets its interesting name from the light yellow and orange flowers which must have reminded people of butter and the yolks of eggs! The species name, vulgaris, simply means common, it is not a "vulgar" plant!
Where seen: Max Patch, NC, widespread