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Weed Seed: Linaria genistifolia (Broomleaf toadflax)

Family

Plantaginaceae

Common Name

Broomleaf toadflax

Regulation

Primary Noxious, Class 2 in the Canadian Weed Seeds Order, 2016 under the Seeds Act.

Distribution

Canadian: Absent from Canada (Brouillet et al. 2016Footnote 1).

Worldwide: Native to central and eastern Europe and temperate Asia (USDA-ARS 2016Footnote 2). Introduced in France, Germany, Norway, and the United States, where it is present in Oregon, Minnesota, and some of the northeastern states (CABI 2016Footnote 3).

Duration of life cycle

Perennial

Seed or fruit type

Seed

Identification features

Size

Shape

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Colour

Other Features

Habitat and Crop Association

Pastures, roads and disturbed areas (Darbyshire 2003Footnote 4).

Similar species

Dalmatian toadflax (Linaria dalmatica)

Striped toadflax (Linaria repens)

Photos

Broomleaf toadflax (Linaria genistifolia) seeds
Broomleaf toadflax (Linaria genistifolia) seeds

Similar species

Similar species: Dalmatian toadflax (Linaria dalmatica) seeds
Similar species: Dalmatian toadflax (Linaria dalmatica) seed
Similar species: Striped toadflax (Linaria repens) seeds
Similar species: Striped toadflax (Linaria repens) seed
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