Plantaginaceae Gallery - the Plantain family

Within the plant order Lamiales, the Plantain family Plantaginaceae now includes many species that were formerly placed within the family Scrophulariaceae. These thumbnail pictures have links to larger photographs and information about each of the species, their habitat needs and an identification guide.

Pale Toadflax Linaria repens
Linaria
repens
Common Toadflax Linaria vulgaris
Linaria
vulgaris
Linaria reflexa
Linaria
reflexa
Algarve Toadflax, Linaria algarviana
Linaria
algarviana
Linaria amethystea
Linaria
amethystea
Snapdragon, Antirrhinum majus
Antirrhinum
majus
Germander Speedwell, Veronica chamaedrys
Veronica
chamaedrys
Brooklime, Veronica beccabunga
Veronica
beccabunga
Digitalis purpurea, Foxglove
Digitalis
purpurea
Misopates calycinum
Misopates
calycinum
Lesser Snapdragon, Misopates orontium
Misopates
orontium

We have used the scientific names to identify species in this table, but if you prefer to use common names we have also listed all species covered on the First Nature website in alphabetical order of Common Names...

There is also the option to see all species listed in order of Scientific Names or Botanical Families or Dominant Colour.

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