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Agalinis edwardsiana Pennell
Plateau false foxglove, Plateau agalinis, Plateau gerardia, Plateau false-foxglove
Synonym(s): Agalinis edwardsiana var. glabra, Gerardia edwardsiana, Gerardia edwardsiana ssp. glabra, Gerardia edwardsiana ssp. typica
USDA Symbol: AGED
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Annual Habit: Herb Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Pink
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct
DistributionUSA: TX Native Habitat:
Thin soil and adobe on limestone hills of the Edwards Plateau; endemic.
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement:
Part Shade Conditions Comments:
Bushy plant with an airy texture is found in dry soils. Excellent choice for a wildflower planting or as a filler plant in a border garden. Plant seed in situ or in pots for latter transplanting. Larval and nectar
plant for the common buckeye butterfly.
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
Nectar Source: yes
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From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
- Austin, TX
Herbarium Specimen(s)NPSOT 0278
Collected Sept. 18, 1992 in Comal County by Mary Beth White
Wildflower Center Seed BankLBJWC-595
Collected 2007-09-18 in Travis County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Record Last Modified: 2008-12-17
Research By: DEW, JSC, ADA