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Connecticut Plants
Bastard Toadflax
Comandra umbellata (L.) Nutt.

Bastard toadflax is parasitic on the roots of trees and shrubs.

  • Family: bastard toadflax (Comandraceae)
  • Habitat: dry fields, thickets, and open woods
  • Height: 6-18 inches
  • Flower size: 1/8 inch across
  • Flower color: white
  • Flowering time: April to June
  • Origin: native
Comandra umbellata (L.) Nutt.

Photographed in Warren County, New York in early June.

Comandra umbellata (L.) Nutt.
Comandra umbellata (L.) Nutt.