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, Mullein Foxglove

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

        

image of Dasistoma macrophylla, Mullein Foxglove

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, Mullein Foxglove

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.