West Highland Flora

Pale Toadflax


Linaria repens

 

Linaria repens

Photo Carl Farmer
8 Sep 2002 Portree, Skye

Rare, on walls and dry waste ground.

Height c 30-70 cm.  Flower c 5-10 mm across.

ID: Flowers similar to Ivy-leaved Toadflax but leaves totally different, linear.

Other features: Leaves in whorls on lower half of stem, becoming single near the top.  Flower white with violet lines and a small orange spot in the centre.  Rear of flower has straightish spur.

 

Linaria repens

Photo Carl Farmer
8 Sep 2002 Portree, Skye

 

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