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View USF Tampa Plant Record: Nuttallanthus canadensis

Scientific Name Nuttallanthus canadensis
Common Name Toadflax
Family Plantaginaceae
Info "Nuttallanthus canadensis (syn. Linaria canadensis (L.) Dumort., Antirrhinum canadense L.; Blue toadflax, Canada Toadflax, Old-field toadflax) is a species of Nuttallanthus in the Plantaginaceae family, native to eastern North America from Ontario east to Nova Scotia and south to Texas and Florida. It is an annual or biennial plant growing to 25ñ80 cm tall, with slender, erect flowering stems. The leaves are slender, 15ñ30 mm long and 1-2.5 mm broad. The flowers are purple to off-white, 10ñ15 mm long, appearing from mid spring to late summer."
Found By "Douglas Franz, Angel Aquino"
Date Found 3/7/2013
Links "http://www.florida.plantatlas.usf.edu/Plant.aspx?id=774, http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?409898, http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=NUCA"
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