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Yellow toadflax

Linaria vulgaris


Another, and more amusing name for this flower is butter and eggs. I'm not 100% sure about the ID as these flowers are more uniformally yellow whereas the toadflax in other pictures are whiter with a yellow/orange underlip. The genus is right though as these have the characteristic Linaria shape. These flowers require strong pollinators due to their closed up flowers (wiki).

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Telemark, Norway

Lat: 58.87, Long: 9.41

Spotted on Jul 30, 2011
Submitted on Aug 6, 2011

Spotted for mission

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