Linaria vulgaris L.
Growth Habit: Perennial, often grows over three feet tall
Leaves: Long and narrow. Quite numerous with a pale green color. Smoothly shaped and pointed at the tip. Attaches directly to the stem.
Stem: Smooth, erect, and sometimes branched
Flower: Snapdragon type. 1 – 1 1/2 inches long with spur. Bright yellow color with a deep orange center.
Roots: Woody, vigorous, well branched with many laterals.
Seeds: Round, 1/2 inch in diameter. Dark brown to black in color with a paper-like circular wing.
Other: Spreads by seeds and creeping roots. Also called “Butter and Eggs”.