(Greek, snout-flower). b'cr0pllulari(lc€(E. Snaroaaoox. Over 60 species of herbs, na tives to the Old and New World, in warm temperate re gio n s . Lvs. usually opposite below and generally entire, n e v e r com pound : corolla saccate or gibbous at base, but not spurred, personate or closed at the throat: stamens 4. Closely al lied to Linaria, from which it diifers in the spurless tis. Snapdragons are flowered either in the open or under glass. The common varieties are forms of A. mnjus, and are perennial, although the first crop of bloom is usually