Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3617

Forb
Annual

Native to South Carolina & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - SC

Rare, endemic to southeastern North America

Look for it in xeric to dry-mesic woodlands and bluffs, riverbanks, over limestone or diabase, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Yellow
Bisexual
Slightly bilaterally symmetrical, nearly radially symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
2-lipped 5-lobed funnelform corolla
4 included stamens
Superior ovary
Flowers solitary in leaf axils

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):
Dasistoma macrophylla   FAMILY Orobanchaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Dasistoma macrophylla   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 166-26-001:
Dasistoma macrophylla   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Aquatic & Wetland Plants of Southeastern US (Godfrey & Wooten, 1979 & 1981)
Seymeria macrophylla

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Dasystoma macrophylla

 

COMMON NAME:
Mullein Foxglove


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image of Dasistoma macrophylla

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_afma_001_lvd

        

image of Dasistoma macrophylla

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_d_macrophylluma

July        

The five corolla lobes are widely spreading, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.

image of Dasistoma macrophylla

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_d_macrophylluma_2

July        

Flowers densely hairy within, about 0.6" long, and last for one day, per Wildflowers of Tennessee.