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BLUE TOADFLAX (Old-field Toadflax)
Linaria candensis
Family:  Scrophulariaceae (snapdragons)
Host Plant

Host plant:  Buckeye.  Appears in bunches along roadsides, open fields and front yards in late winter and spring.  Tiny flowers are light blue, brushed with white.


Height:  6-24"

Flowers:  March-May

Habitat:  Open, dry, shady or rocky sites;   abandoned fields, usually sandy

Range:  Throughout

A small light blue-violet, 2-lipped spurred flowers scattered in an elongated cluster on a slender stem.  Common wildflower in the same family as snapdragon.