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Butter and Eggs

Linaria vulgaris
Butter and Eggs

Habitat

They bloom in summer, commonly found on roadsides and fields.

Description

They have many narrow leaves. The flowers are yellow with an orange palate and a yellow spur off the back. There may be many on a tall spike.

Taxonomic Features (Traits) for Identification

  • Flower Type: Irregular flowers with a pointed spur arranged in a tall raceme at the top of the plant.
  • Flower Color: Yellow and orange
  • Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
  • Plant Type: Wildflower (tall 1-s feet)
  • Leaf Type: Narrow and entire (smooth edge)

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