What is another word for toadflax?

25 synonyms found


[ tˈə͡ʊdflaks], [ tˈə‍ʊdflaks], [ t_ˈəʊ_d_f_l_a_k_s]

Toadflax is a flowering plant that is also known as butter and eggs, common toadflax, or wild snapdragon. It belongs to the genus Linaria and is native to Europe, Asia, and North Africa. The plant has yellow flowers with orange centers, and its leaves are narrow and pointed. The word toadflax has several synonyms, including flaxweed, rabbit flower, wild snapdragger, and yellow toadflax. These synonyms are often used interchangeably, but they all refer to the same plant. Toadflax is an attractive plant that can add color and beauty to any garden, making it a popular choice for both landscapers and home gardeners.

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Usage examples for Toadflax

A mellow brick wall enclosed the orchard, a wall beautified by small green ferns, by pink and red valerian, and yellow toadflax.
"Antony Gray,--Gardener"
Leslie Moore
Half-way up the street stood the inn, the Flowing Source, with whitewashed front and fuchsia-trees that reached to the first-floor windows; and before it a well enclosed with a round stone wall, over which the toadflax spread in a tangle.
"The Delectable Duchy"
Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
It was her definite rejection of the country and all it stood for; but on a gust of sentiment she picked up the toadflax blossoms and stuck them in water again-her last tribute to the memory of Ishmael.
"Secret Bread"
F. Tennyson Jesse

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