Yellow Toadflax is a noxious weed which is native to Europe and introduced to North America. This plant prefers well-drained sandy or gravelly soils, dry summers, and open, sparsely vegetated sites. These weeds contain a poisonous glycoside that may be harmful to livestock.
- stem often has several branches forming dense patches.
- leaves alternate to spirally arranged
- leaves are numerous and are attached directly to the stem
- long, narrowed leaves
- flowers resemble snap dragon (bright yellow with an orange throat)
- flowers are alternately arranged along terminal ends of stems
- spreads by root and by seed
- flowers from June to Autumn
Facts on Yellow Toadflax
- use herbicides registered to control
- anything that will prevent seed production
- any operation that will get the seed to grow so it can be killed by tillage later is also good
Methods of Control