The common name of linaria is toadflax. The maroccana variety has bright, violet purple flowers. The flowers bloom in June. The plant grows nine inches tall. Pictured are the upper portion of the plant, the detached flower, the calyx, and the portion of the stem with glandular hairs.
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Nicholson, George The Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening, Div. VI (London, England: L. Upcott Gill, 1884)