Scientific Name - Linaria canadensis (L.) Dumont
Family - Scrophulariaceae
Winter annual or biennial; when biennial often forming a dense basal cluster opposite or whorled; those of the main erect stem usually alternate. Flowers, blue to purple, with finger-like projection. Occurring in pastures, old fields and along roadsides. Reproduces by seed. Found throughout the United States. Also found in southern Canada, Mexico, and South America.