butter-and-eggs

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English[edit]

Eurasian butter-and-eggs plant, Linaria vulgaris
North American butter-and-eggs plant, Triphysaria eriantha

Etymology[edit]

From the yellow and white coloration of the flowers.

Noun[edit]

butter-and-eggs (uncountable)

  1. Linaria vulgaris, a flowering plant native to Europe and northern Asia; yellow toadflax; common toadflax.
  2. Triphysaria eriantha, a flowering plant native to North America; johnny-tuck.