The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

By Todd Breitenfeldt
Project Coordinator 

The Whitehall Project: Dalmatian Toadflax, Yellow Toadflax and Their Hybrids


Dalmatian toadflax (Linaria dalmatica) and yellow toadflax (Linaria vulgaris) are two closely related state designated noxious weeds that were inadvertently brought over from Eurasia. Both damage farming, range lands and wildlands. They have yellow flowers that look like garden snapdragon flowers which they are also closely related to.

We deal with one insect that eats Dalmatian toadflax. The insect is the Dalmatian toadflax stem mining weevil Mecinus janthiniformis. We will be collecting these in the next week if you are interested in a release for your land. We have released many of...

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