Carolinas and Georgia

2966

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Lamiales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Agalinis fasciculata   FAMILY Orobanchaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Agalinis fasciculata   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 166-25-005:
Agalinis fasciculata   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Gerardia fasciculata

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Agalinis fasciculata

 

COMMON NAME:
Fascicled Purple Gerardia, Southeastern Agalinis, Beach False Foxglove, Fascicled Gerardia


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Look for it in longleaf pine sandhills, pine savannas, prairies, barrens, oak savannas, disturbed sandy areas, roadsides, per Weakley's Flora

Forb
Annual

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

 

full sun

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rose-lavender (throat lined with yellow)
Bisexual
Weakly bilaterally symmetrical
5-parted calyx
5-parted campanulate corolla
4 included stamens (2 long, 2 short)
Superior ovary
Flowers in a terminal raceme

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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Agalinis fasciculata   FAMILY Orobanchaceae

Fascicled Purple Gerardia, Southeastern Agalinis, Beach False Foxglove, Fascicled Gerardia