Wildflowers of Toronto's High Park​​

Toadflax, bastard
​Comandra umbellata

Family: Sandalwood
Native to Ontario

Perennial
Height: up to 40 cm

Habitat: Dry sandy prairies, oak woodland
Blooms: Late May to July

​Flowers: Less than 5 mm, with 5 tepals, arranged in clusters.

​Semi-parasitic, obtaining water and nutrients by attaching itself to the roots of other plants.