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Linaria maroccana

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Template:Taxobox Linaria maroccana is a species of flowering plant in the plantain family known by the common names Moroccan toadflax and annual toadflax.<ref name=BSBI07>Template:Cite web</ref> It is native to Morocco,<ref>GRIN Species Profile</ref><ref name=kemper>Kemper Garden Center</ref> but it can be found elsewhere growing wild as an introduced species, such as California.<ref>Jepson Manual Treatment</ref> It is a readily available ornamental plant for the flower garden.<ref name=kemper/> This is an annual herb growing erect to approach a maximum height of Template:Convert, its stem with linear leaves Template:Convert long. The inflorescence is a raceme of flowers occupying the top of the stem. At the base of each flower is a calyx with five narrow, pointed lobes. The flower is Template:Convert long with five lobes arranged into two lips with a spur at the end. The flower is often purple in color with white near the throat, but flowers of many different colors are bred for the garden. Dwarf cultivars are also available.<ref name=kemper/>



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