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Nuttallanthus canadensisNuttallanthus canadensis (Linaria canadensis)

blue toadflax, old-field toadflax, Canada toadflax

Photograph(s) by*: PLANTS WSJ

Characteristics

Height: 0.5-2.5'
Flowers: Apr.-Sept.; light blue
Fruit: capsule

Conditions *

Light: Full sun Partial shade
Moisture: Dry Moist
Soil pH:
Soil type: Loamy Sandy

Habitat

maritime grassland, maritime shrubland, successional shrubland; dry or poor soils of fields; forests, sandy fields

Native to

Region: Coastal Piedmont Mountain *
States:

Wildlife

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Notes

delicate flowers; prefers well-drained soil



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/6577.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004