Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2794

Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare

Look for it in rich alluvial forests, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Aureolaria patula   FAMILY Orobanchaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Aureolaria patula   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

(?) Gerardia patula

 

COMMON NAME:
Cumberland Oak-leach, Spreading Yellow Foxglove


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image of Aureolaria patula

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_aureolaria_patula_2

September        

Flower stalk long (3/8-5/8") and slender (less than 1/32"), per Field Guide to the Rare Plants of Georgia.

image of Aureolaria patula

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_aureolaria_patula_3

September        

Flowers, sepals and flower stalk covered with tiny soft hairs, per Field Guide to the Rare Plants of Georgia.


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