Agalinis edwardsiana Pennell
Plateau false foxglove, Plateau agalinis, Plateau gerardia, Plateau false-foxglove
Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)
Synonym(s): Agalinis edwardsiana var. glabra, Gerardia edwardsiana, Gerardia edwardsiana ssp. glabra, Gerardia edwardsiana ssp. typica
USDA Symbol: AGED
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: Pink
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct
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 DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
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
BibliographyBibref 286 - Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country (1989) Enquist, M.
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Agalinis edwardsiana in USDA Plants
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MetadataRecord Modified: 2008-12-17
Research By: DEW, JSC, ADA