Taxon  Report   4894    
Linaria canadensis  (L.) Chaz.  
(no longer an active name)
Blue toad flax,  Toad flax, Toadflax
Linaria canadensis
© 2005 Bob Huettmann
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Linaria canadensis, 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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Linaria canadensis
© 2006 Steve Matson
Genus: Linaria
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)

Habitat: disturbed, slopes

Name Status:
Accepted in JM93

PLANTS accepted name:
Nuttallanthus canadensis

ICPN accepted name:
Nuttallanthus texanus

NOTE: Linaria canadensis is no longer an active name.
More information about  Linaria canadensis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 18, 2019).