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This plant has a tall stem, 1-3 feet in height, with yellow flowers around the top of the stem. The flowers are most recognizable by their bright yellow color and a distinct orange patch on the bottom lobes. The petals are arranged with two lobes on the top and pointed upwards and three on the bottom.

The leaves are narrow and pale gray-green.

Wildflower Details

Scientific Name:Linaria vulgaris
Native:No, Considered a Noxious Weed
Growing Season:Summer
Soil Type:Disturbed areas and meadows
Habitat:Foothills, montane, subalpine