Common Toadflax

Latin Name:

Linaria vulgaris

Manx Name:



July - October

Locations where this species is found:

Native to the British Isles, this plant is nonetheless a rare sight in the wild on the Isle of Man. Common toadflax often emerges when ground is disturbed, so it is more often seen near roads or cultivated land.

In herbal medicine, this plant was used in a tea as a laxative and to treat a wide variety of illnesses.

The Manx name for this plant is "Beayoo-lieen".
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