Taxon  Report   4901 
Linaria vulgaris  Miller
Butter and eggs
Linaria vulgaris
© 2014 John Doyen
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Linaria vulgaris
© 2013 Ron Wolf
Linaria vulgaris
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Linaria vulgaris, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.
It is an invasive plant. The California Invasive Plant Council classifies its potential impact on native ecosystems as moderate (plant profile / CalWeedMapper).

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Linaria vulgaris
© 2006 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Family: PLANTAGINACEAE   (PLANTS: SCROPHULARIACEAE)
Genus: Linaria
Communities:
weed, characteristic of disturbed places, escaped cultivar
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Linaria linaria
More information about  Linaria vulgaris
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Jepson eFlora

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Original Publication citation (ITIS)

USDA PLANTS Profile (LIVU2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 25, 2016).

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