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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Aureolaria pectinata   FAMILY Orobanchaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Aureolaria pectinata   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Aureolaria pectinata

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 166-24-002:
Aureolaria pectinata   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Aureolaria pedicularia var. pectinata

SYNONYMOUS WITH Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950)
Gerardia pectinata

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Aureolaria pectinata +

 

COMMON NAME:
Southern Oak-leach, Sticky False Foxglove, Combleaf Yellow False Foxglove


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image of Aureolaria pectinata, Southern Oak-leach, Sticky False Foxglove, Combleaf Yellow False Foxglove

JK Marlow    jkm080713_081

July    Aiken County    SC

Aiken Gopher Tortoise Heritage Preserve

Related to A. pedicularia, but much more southerly in distribution, per Weakley's Flora (2022).

image of Aureolaria pectinata, Southern Oak-leach, Sticky False Foxglove, Combleaf Yellow False Foxglove

JK Marlow    jkm080713_082

July    Aiken County    SC

Aiken Gopher Tortoise Heritage Preserve

Similar to A. pedicularis: Calyx lobes are usually foliose, longer than tube, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Aureolaria pectinata, Southern Oak-leach, Sticky False Foxglove, Combleaf Yellow False Foxglove

Tim Spira    tps_apectinata

July        

image of Aureolaria pectinata, Southern Oak-leach, Sticky False Foxglove, Combleaf Yellow False Foxglove

JK Marlow    jkm0408e_31

August    Greenville County    SC

Roadside

Pinnately incised, fernlike foliage & sticky glandular hairs, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

image of Aureolaria pectinata, Southern Oak-leach, Sticky False Foxglove, Combleaf Yellow False Foxglove

JK Marlow    jkm0408e_32

August    Greenville County    SC

Roadside

image of Aureolaria pectinata, Southern Oak-leach, Sticky False Foxglove, Combleaf Yellow False Foxglove

JK Marlow    jkm0408f_08

August    Greenville County    SC

Roadside

A much-branched, glandular-hairy annual to 36" tall, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.

image of Aureolaria pectinata, Southern Oak-leach, Sticky False Foxglove, Combleaf Yellow False Foxglove

JK Marlow    jkm0408f_17

August    Greenville County    SC

Roadside

image of Aureolaria pectinata, Southern Oak-leach, Sticky False Foxglove, Combleaf Yellow False Foxglove

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_aureolaria_pectinata

August        

Plant pubescent (esp on calyx, corolla, capsule, lower stem) w glandular hairs, per Weakley's Flora.


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Aureolaria pectinata   FAMILY Orobanchaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Aureolaria pectinata   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Aureolaria pectinata

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 166-24-002:
Aureolaria pectinata   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Aureolaria pedicularia var. pectinata

SYNONYMOUS WITH Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950)
Gerardia pectinata

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Aureolaria pectinata +

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

2563

Forb
Annual

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Common in GA & SC (uncommon in NC)

Habitat: Turkey oak sandhills, Florida scrub, other dry oak forests and woodlands, barrens, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal rosette & opposite or subopposite

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Yellow
Bisexual
Weakly bilaterally symmetrical
5-parted calyx
5-lobed campanulate corolla
4 included stamens (2 long, 2 short)
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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