Agalinis tenuifolia (M. Vahl) Raf. - Slender False Foxglove


 

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Agalinis tenuifolia - (image 1 of 4)

 

Taxonomy

Family: Orobanchaceae

Habitat

Occurs in a variety of slightly disturbed habitats, mostly on infertile soil with sparse vegetation

Associates

 

Distribution

Quebec to MN, south to FL and TX.

Morphology

Hemiparasitic annual; stems 20-60 cm, glabrous or nearly so, usually branched; leaves linear, 1-6 mm wide; pedicels filiform, widely divergent, 1-2 cm at anthesis; calyx tube 2-4 mm, its lobes broadly triangular to subulate, 0.3-2.2 mm; corolla 1-1.5 cm, its upper lip arching over the stamens, glabrous within; pollen sacs 1.5-2.2 mm.

Notes

Flowers August to October

Wetland indicator: NA

One the most common members of this genus.

References

Gleason, Henry A. and A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of Vascular Plants of Northeastern United States and Adjacent Canada. Second Ed.
The New York Botanical Garden. Bronx, NY

 


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