Nuttalanthus canadensis, Blue Toadflax



N. canadensis is an early blooming, thin structure wildflower that supports pollinators in the spring. The Common Buckeye (Junonia coenia) is known to host on N. canadensis during their larval stages. Bees and butterflies have also been noted visiting the flowers.

  • Listing ID: 3915
  • Duration: Annual/Biennial
  • Soil Moisture: 1-5 (dry to wet): 3-4
  • Stratification: No stratification required
  • Bloom Time: April-May
  • Family: Plantaginaceae (Plantain)
  • Sunlight Exposure: Partial shade to full sun
  • Latin Name: Nuttalanthus canadensis
  • Common Name: Blue Toadflax
  • Eco-Region: 251