Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3595

Forb
Annual

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

Rare

Look for it in pine savannas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rose-lavender
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 virgata   FAMILY Orobanchaceae

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Agalinis fasciculata   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 166-25-004:
Agalinis virgata   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Agalinis virgata

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Gerardia, beach false foxglove


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image of Agalinis virgata

Will Stuart    wil_10036493216

September        SC

Francis Marion National Forest

image of Agalinis virgata

Will Stuart    wil_10036493216_b

September        SC

Francis Marion National Forest

Pedicel shorter than calyx tube, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


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image of Agalinis virgata

Will Stuart    wil_10036493216_c

September        SC

Francis Marion National Forest

Corolla throat usually yellow-lined within, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Agalinis virgata

Will Stuart    wil_10036564113

September        SC

Francis Marion National Forest

Branches virgate [wand-like; straight, slender and erect]; stems glabrous, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Agalinis virgata

Will Stuart    wil_10036564113_b

September        SC

Francis Marion National Forest

Leaves linear to narrowly linear-lanceolate, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.