Common Names dalmatian toadflax
Family Figwort or Snapdragon
Plant Type Forb
Dalmatian toadflax (Linaria dalmatica) is a member of the figwort family. In spite of its attractice flowers, it is a considered a noxious weed in Oregon. Dalmatian toadflax is considered to be native to south eastern Europe and several countries of the Middle East.
Dalmation toadflax is considered noxiouis due to its ability to out-comete native plants and desireable pasture plants. It spreads from its creeping root system and through prolific seed production. It is a short lived perennial that can grow to 5 feet tall.