Antirrhinum majus

Linnaeus

Sp. Pl. 2: 617. 1753

Common names: Muflier commun
WeedyIntroducedIllustrated
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 17. Treatment on page 17. Mentioned on page 10.
Stems terete, 3–8(–15) dm, glabrous or sparsely stipitate-glandular proximally, stipitate-glandular distally. Leaves: blade narrowly elliptic to lanceolate, 50–70 × 5–20 mm, glabrous or sparsely stipitate-glandular proximally. Inflorescences stipitate-glandular, sometimes glabrous; bracts similar to distal leaves. Pedicels 1–7 mm, stipitate-glandular. Flowers: sepals 5–10 mm, stipitate-glandular; corolla palate yellow; filaments 20–40 mm. Capsules 7–10 mm wide. 2n = 16 (Europe).

Phenology: Flowering May–Oct.
Habitat: Disturbed ground.
Elevation: 0–2000 m.

Distribution

B.C., Ont., Que., Calif., Conn., D.C., Ill., Iowa, La., Mass., Mich., Mo., N.Y., Ohio, Oreg., Pa., Utah, Vt., Va., Wash., Wis., sw Europe, introduced also in Mexico, West Indies, Central America, South America, Asia, Africa, Australia.

Discussion

Antirrhinum majus is a popular garden plant grown as an annual; it occasionally escapes but is short-lived. Some cultivars have been developed with different growth forms, corolla colors, or open-throated flowers.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

Facts about "Antirrhinum majus"
AuthorKerry A. Barringer + and Neil A. Harriman† +
AuthorityLinnaeus +
Common nameMuflier commun +
DistributionB.C. +, Ont. +, Que. +, Calif. +, Conn. +, D.C. +, Ill. +, Iowa +, La. +, Mass. +, Mich. +, Mo. +, N.Y. +, Ohio +, Oreg. +, Pa. +, Utah +, Vt. +, Va. +, Wash. +, Wis. +, sw Europe +, introduced also in Mexico +, West Indies +, Central America +, South America +, Asia +, Africa + and Australia. +
Elevation0–2000 m. +
HabitatDisturbed ground. +
IllustrationPresent +
Illustration copyrightFlora of North America Association +
IllustratorBarbara Alongi +
Introducedtrue +
PhenologyFlowering May–Oct. +
Publication titleSp. Pl. +
Publication year1753 +
ReferenceNone +
Source xmlhttps://jpend@bitbucket.org/aafc-mbb/fna-data-curation.git/src/f50eec43f223ca0e34566be0b046453a0960e173/coarse grained fna xml/V17/V17 84.xml +
Special statusWeedy +, Introduced + and Illustrated +
Taxon familyPlantaginaceae +
Taxon nameAntirrhinum majus +
Taxon parentAntirrhinum +
Taxon rankspecies +
VolumeVolume 17 +