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PALE TOADFLAX Linaria repens (Scrophulariaceae) Height to 75cm. Greyish green perennial with a creeping rhizome and numerous upright, leafy stems. Grows in dry, grassy places and on disturbed ground. FLOWERS are 7-14mm long and lilac with dark veins; borne in terminal spikes (Jun-Sep). FRUITS are capsules. LEAVES are narrow and appear in whorls on the lower part of the stem. STATUS-Occurs as an escape from cultivation but also possibly native in England and Wales.
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PALE TOADFLAX Linaria repens (Scrophulariaceae) Height to 75cm. Greyish green perennial with a creeping rhizome and numerous upright, leafy stems. Grows in dry, grassy places and on disturbed ground. FLOWERS are 7-14mm long and lilac with dark veins; borne in terminal spikes (Jun-Sep). FRUITS are capsules. LEAVES are narrow and appear in whorls on the lower part of the stem. STATUS-Occurs as an escape from cultivation but also possibly native in England and Wales.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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