Antirrhinum majus L.

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Antirrhinum majus L.

  • Description

    Species Description - Perennial, blooming the first year, 4–8 dm, glandular-hairy above; lvs lanceolate, to 15 mm wide; fls in terminal racemes; cor variously colored, 2.5–4 cm; cal-lobes broadly ovate, obtuse, 3–5 mm; fr glandular, 1.5 cm; 2n=16, 32. Native of the Mediterranean region, occasionally escaped from cult. in our range. Summer.

  • Common Names

    common snapdragon