Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2977

Forb
Annual

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

Common (uncommon in Mountains, rare in GA Mtns & Piedmont)

Look for it in sandhills, other dry forests and openings, per Weakley's Flora

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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:
Fall
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Agalinis setacea   FAMILY Orobanchaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Agalinis setacea   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 166-25-007:
Agalinis setacea   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

GREATER THAN Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950)
Gerardia setacea

 

COMMON NAME:
Sandhills Gerardia, Threadleaf Gerardia, threadleaf false foxglove