Taxon  Report   4894 
Linaria canadensis  (L.) Dum.-Cours.  (not an active name; please see Nuttallanthus canadensis)
Blue toad flax,  Toad flax, Toadflax
Linaria canadensis
© 2006 Steve Matson
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Linaria canadensis, a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Plant Characteristics
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Linaria canadensis
© 2005 Bob Huettmann
Genus: Linaria
Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)
Habitat: disturbed, slopes
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Name Status:
Accepted in JM93
PLANTS accepted name: Nuttallanthus canadensis
TJM2 accepted name: Nuttallanthus texanus
NOTE: Linaria canadensis is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
More information about  Linaria canadensis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Feb 21, 2018).

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