Lathraea squamaria L.
(toothwort)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesLathraea squamaria (toothwort)
FamilyOROBANCHACEAE (eyebrights, cow-wheats, louseworts & broomrapes)
OrderLAMIALES (dead-nettles and speedwells)
SubclassEU-DICOTS (dicotyledonous flowering plants)
ClassMAGNOLIOPSIDA (flowering plants)
PhylumTRACHEOPHYTA (vascular plants)
KingdomPLANTAE (plants)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)
Records of Lathraea squamaria (Toothwort) :
1: Lathraea squamaria (Toothwort)
9 Apr 2005 OSGR: SY59 50° 50' N, 2° 40' W Vice County: Dorset (VC 9) England
Image 1: In flower - in situImage 2: In flower - in situ (2)Image 3: Stem fragments in hole where dug up by animals, probably BadgerImage 4: Stem fragments in hole where dug up by animals, probably Badger (2)
2: Lathraea squamaria (Toothwort)
4 Apr 2003 OSGR: SP31 51° 50' N, 1° 30' W Vice County: Oxon (VC 23) England
Image 1: Flowers - close-upImage 2: InflorescenceImage 3: PlantImage 4: Flowers - enlargedImage 5: Flowers - enlarged (2)Image 6: Flowers - enlarged (3)Image 7: Flowers - enlarged (4)
3: Lathraea squamaria (Toothwort)
5 May 2002 OSGR: SP31 51° 50' N, 1° 30' W Vice County: Oxon (VC 23) England
under Hazel
Image 1: Inflorescence - back viewImage 2: Plant - back viewImage 3: Ripening fruits - back view - enlargedImage 4: Ripening fruits - front view - enlarged
4: Lathraea squamaria (Toothwort)
5 May 2002 OSGR: SP31 51° 50' N, 1° 30' W Vice County: Oxon (VC 23) England
under Hazel
Image 1: Inflorescence - front view - close-upImage 2: Inflorescence - side view - close-upImage 3: Flowers - enlarged
5: Lathraea squamaria (Toothwort)
5 May 2002 OSGR: SP31 51° 50' N, 1° 30' W Vice County: Oxon (VC 23) England
poking out between roots at base of Ash trunk
Image 1: Flower spike poking out between roots at base of Ash trunk
6: Lathraea squamaria (Toothwort)
28 Apr 1974 OSGR: SE34 53° 50' N, 1° 30' W Vice County: Mid-west Yorks (VC 64) England
Image 1: In flowerImage 2: in flower (2)
7: Lathraea squamaria (Toothwort)
9 Jun 1973 OSGR: SE34 53° 50' N, 1° 30' W Vice County: Mid-west Yorks (VC 64) England
Image 1: In fruitImage 2: Fruits - enlarged

Lathraea squamaria (Toothwort) may be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 3 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for Lathraea squamaria (Toothwort)
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