bastard toadflax

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Synonyms for bastard toadflax

woody creeping parasite of western North America having numerous thick powdery leaves and panicles of small dull-white flowers

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The sole indicator species for Disturbed sites, bastard toadflax (Comandra umbellata), is a semiparasitic plant often found on sandy, gravelly, or heavily grazed sites (Zentz and Jacobi, 1989; Leicht-Young et al.
The early successional species identified as indicators for the Disturbed group, particularly bastard toadflax, suggest a site with heavy mineral soil disturbance.
He thanked Lord Mayor Sir David Howard and the Corporation of the City of London for the birthday gift of seven botanical watercolours, and amused guests with some of the flowers' names, including Soapwort, Spanish Catchfly, Goldilocks, Swine's Succory, Nipplewort and Bastard Toadflax.