Taxon  Report   4899    
Linaria purpurea  (L.) Mill.
Purple toad flax,  Purple toadflax
Linaria purpurea
© © 2014 Zoya Akulova
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Linaria purpurea
© 2014 Zoya Akulova
Linaria purpurea, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Linaria purpurea
© 2014 Zoya Akulova
Genus: Linaria
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Linaria purpurea
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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Jepson eFlora

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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: Dec 11, 2018).

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