Linaria


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Linaria

 

a genus of plants of the family Scrophulariaceae. They are perennial or, less frequently, annual grasses with numerous slender alternate or verticillate leaves. The flowers are bilabiate and gathered in racemose or spicate inflorescences. The fruit is a capsule. There are approximately 150 species, distributed in the northern hemisphere outside of tropical regions, primarily in the Mediterranean region. More than 60 species are found in the USSR, mainly in the Caucasus and Middle Asia. Common toadflax, or devil’s-flax (Linaria vulgaris), is a common weed that grows among crop plants; it also grows in sandy areas along roads and forest edges, in pine forests, and on slopes. Toadflaxes are nectar-bearing plants. Some species of Linaria, such as L. bipartita, are grown as ornamentals.

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(2010) that Linaria alpina retains its viability in the soil for 5 years as estimated by artificial burial experiments, can be called into question because the soil environment may not enable adequate burial and subsequent avoidance of disturbance to maintain the conditions generated in their experiment.
Lepidium latifolium Leucanthemum vulgare Linaria vulgaris Lithophragma glabrum 0.3 [+ or -] 0.0 0.3 [+ or -] 0.0 Lithospermum ruderale Lomatium nudicaule 1.4 [+ or -] 0.3 Lomatium spp.
forbesii (Jones, 1882) Theriosynoecum fittoni (Mantell, 1844) Theriosynoecum iberica (Kneuper-Haack, 1966) Theriosynoecum linaria (Kneuper-Haack, 1966) Theriosynoecum stupenda (Kneuper-Haack, 1966) Theriosynoecum triangula (Kneuper-Haack, 1966) Theriosynoecum varians Helmdach, 1974 Theriosynoecum vincentei (Kneuper-Haack, 1965)
japonicus Linaria japonica Lonicera japonica Metaplexis japonica Oxalis corniculata Paederia scandens Raphanus sativus var.
A N 4001 (Texas blue grass) Scrophulariaceae Linaria texana Scheele A, C, W N 4023 (Texas toad-flax) Solanaceae Solanum rostratum Dunal A N 3989 (Buffalo-bur) Ulmaceae Celtis reticulata Torr.
Perennials Sunset climate zones 7-9, 14-17: For spring bloom, plant alstroemeria, bleeding heart, campanula, catmint, columbine, coral bells, delphinium, dianthus, diascia, foxglove, Linaria purpurea, marguerites, scabiosa, and violets.
Invasive Scotch broom Cytisus scoparius Invasive Scotch thistle Onopordum acanthium Invasive Spotted knapweed Centaurea maculosa Invasive and noxious Tree of heaven Ailanthus altissima Invasive Yellow star-thistle Centaurea solstitialis Invasive Yellow toadflax Linaria vulgaris Invasive TABLE 10-2 Seed Longevity of Some Weed Seeds NUMBER OF NAME SPECIES YEARS VIABLE Annual bluegrass Poa annua 100 Chickweed Cerastium spp.
En las areas mas favorables para la acumulacion de la nieve la vegetacion consiste en formaciones herbaceas y abiertas de especies quionofilas --como Sedum candollei, Digitalis thapsi, Paronychia poligonifolia, Criptogama crispa y Linaria saxatilis-- y plantas tolerantes a una larga duracion de la nieve --como Agrostis truncatula, Leucantemopsis pallida, Sedum brevifolium y Senecio pyrenaicus-- (Fernandez-Gonzalez 1991, Palacios y Garcia 1997).
La familia Scrophulariaceae ha tenido diferentes cambios en los ultimos anos, reubicando varios de los generos que la integraban para la flora de Veracruz a otras familias como Calceolaria a Calceolariaceae con 2 generos y 260 taxa; Buchnera, Castilleja, Escobedia, Lamouroxia y Seymeria a Orobanchaceae con 99 generos y 2061 taxa; Angelonia, Bacopa, Linaria, Maurandya, Penstemon, Russelia, Scoparia, Sibthorpia, Stemodia, Tetranema, Uroskinnera y Veronica a Veronicaceae con 104 generos y 1819 taxa (Olmstead et al., 2001).
Kim Wilde, co-designer of The Cumbrian Fellside Garden, tips Linaria purpurea as the next `must have' plant as a drought-resistant, long flowering self seeder that rivals Verbena bonariensis.
Kim Wilde, co-designer of The Cumbrian Fellside Garden, tips Linaria purpurea as the next 'must have' plant as a drought-resistant, long flowering self seeder that rivals Verbena bonariensis.