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Nuttallanthus floridanus (Apalachicola toadflax)
Cressler, Alan

Nuttallanthus floridanus

Nuttallanthus floridanus (Chapm.) D.A. Sutton

Apalachicola Toadflax

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)

Synonym(s): Linaria floridana


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 18 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Blue , Violet
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr
Bloom Notes: Blue to pale violet or lavender. Palate white.


USA: AL , FL , GA , MS

Web Reference

Webref 57 - Atlas of Florida Plants (2020) Institute for Systematic Botany
Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Nuttallanthus floridanus in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Nuttallanthus floridanus in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Nuttallanthus floridanus


Record Modified: 2023-05-18
Research By: Joseph A. Marcus

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