- Flower nameLinaria vulgaris
- Scientific nameLinaria vulgaris
- AliasLinaria vulgaris, リナリア, ブルガリ, vulgaris, トードフラックス, リナリア・ブルガリス
- Place of originChina to Englan
- Place of floweringFields and footpaths
- Flowering seasonMay, June, July
What is Linaria vulgaris
Linaria vulgaris or butter and eggs (Linaria vulgaris) is a perennial herb of the plantain family, native to China and England. It is naturalized in Japan and grows wild on roadsides and grasslands. The stems are well branched from the base. In early summer to summer, it produces pale yellow, mask-like flowers on a raceme. The upper lip has two lobes, the lower lip has three lobes, and the ridge is yellowish-orange.
Common name: Linaria vulgari, Scientific name: Linaria vulgaris, Plant height: 15-90 cm, Leaf color: green, Leaf length: 2-5 cm, Leaf width: 0.5 cm, Leaf shape: linear to lanceolate, Leaf margin: entire, Petiole: absent, Flowering season: May-July, Inflorescence form: raceme, Corolla form: mastoid, Corolla length: 2-3 cm, Fruit Flowering season: May-July; Inflorescence form: panicle; Corolla form: masked; Corolla length: 2-3 cm; Fruit type: capsule; Fruit diameter: 0.5-1 cm; Fruit shape: spherical; Uses: Medicinal herb.