Carolinas and Georgia

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (2/8/20):
Agalinis tenuifolia   FAMILY Orobanchaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Agalinis tenuifolia var. tenuifolia   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database
Agalinis tenuifolia var. leucanthera

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database
Agalinis tenuifolia var. macrophylla

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database
Agalinis tenuifolia var. polyphylla

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 166-25-008:
Agalinis tenuifolia   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

INCLUDING Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950)
Gerardia tenuifolia var. tenuifolia

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Agalinis tenuifolia var. leucanthera

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Agalinis tenuifolia var. macrophylla

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Agalinis tenuifolia var. polyphylla

 

COMMON NAME:
Common Gerardia, Slenderleaf Agalinis, Slender False Foxglove, Slender Gerardia


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Look for it on wooded slopes, in savannas, on granitic outcrops, roadsides, other dry habitats, per Weakley's Flora

Forb
Annual

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

Common (rare in Coastal Plain)

 

full sun partial shade ...Dry

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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Agalinis tenuifolia   FAMILY Orobanchaceae

Common Gerardia, Slenderleaf Agalinis, Slender False Foxglove, Slender Gerardia