Calflora
Taxon  Report   11883    
Nuttallanthus texanus  (Scheele) D. A. Sutton
Blue toadflax
Nuttallanthus texanus
© 1996 Christopher L. Christie
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Nuttallanthus texanus
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Nuttallanthus texanus
© 2006 Steve Matson
Nuttallanthus texanus, a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Nuttallanthus texanus
© 2005 Bob Huettmann
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)

Habitat: disturbed, slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Linaria texana
ICPN + PLANTS: Linaria canadensis var. texana
More information about  Nuttallanthus texanus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (NUTE)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 21, 2019).