Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3344

Forb
Annual

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare

Look for it in dry clayey or sandy woodlands, coastal sand plains, per Weakley's Flora

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partial shade ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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

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

INCLUDING & INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Agalinis obtusifolia   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

INCLUDING Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Agalinis acuta

INCLUDING VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 166-25-011:
Agalinis decemloba   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

INCLUDING Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Gerardia acuta

INCLUDING Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Gerardia decemloba

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Agalinis decemloba

 

COMMON NAME:
Tenlobe Gerardia, Sandplain Agalinis, Tenlobe False Falseglove


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image of Agalinis decemloba, Tenlobe Gerardia, Sandplain Agalinis, Tenlobe False Falseglove

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_agpa16_001_lvd

        

Some taxonomists consider A. acuta to be part of A. decemloba, per Vascular Plants of North Carolina.

image of Agalinis decemloba, Tenlobe Gerardia, Sandplain Agalinis, Tenlobe False Falseglove

Samantha Tessel    sam092021_3758

September    York County    SC

Hairy inside the top of tube. Lobes notched at tips, margins ciliate, per New York Natural Heritage Program.

image of Agalinis decemloba, Tenlobe Gerardia, Sandplain Agalinis, Tenlobe False Falseglove

Samantha Tessel    sam092021_3759

September    York County    SC

image of Agalinis decemloba, Tenlobe Gerardia, Sandplain Agalinis, Tenlobe False Falseglove

Samantha Tessel    sam092021_3759b

September    York County    SC

Leaves opposite, very slender, needle-like, about 2/5" long and 1/10" wide, per Vascular Plants of North Carolina.