Chaenorhinum minus (L.) Lange

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Chaenorhinum minus

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Gatehampton, Goring

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Kent number: 124/8/2
BRC number: 920000474
Synonyms: Linaria minor (L.) Desf.
Linaria viscida Moench
Common names: Small Toadflax (English)
Status: Archaeophyte
BSBI Species Code: A1
Usually glandular-pubescent, erect, annual herb. Leaves linear to oblong-lanceolate. Flowers solitary in the upper leaf axils. Corolla 5-9 mm, purple. Capsule ovoid, shorter than calyx. Seeds with longitudinal ribs.
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Habitat: Especially common along railways; also a weed of cultivation (gardens and arable fields, especially on calcareous soils) and in waste places.
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Flowering time:May - Oct
Worldwide distribution: Widespread in Europe, W Asia extending to the Punjab.
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BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Chaenorhinum minus
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Chaenorhinum minus
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Chaenorhinum minus
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Chaenorhinum minus
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Chaenorhinum minus
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Chaenorhinum minus
Ispot: Chaenorhinum minus
JSTOR Plant Science: Chaenorhinum minus
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Chaenorhinum minus
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Chaenorhinum minus
The Plant List (version 1.1): Chaenorhinum minus
Tropicos: Chaenorhinum minus

Copyright: Mark Hyde, 2008-22

Hyde, M.A. (2022). UK Flora: Species information: Chaenorhinum minus., retrieved 9 December 2022

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