Euphrasia oakesii Wettst.
Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)
Synonym(s): Euphrasia williamsii, Euphrasia williamsii var. vestita
USDA Symbol: EUOA
It is hemiparasitic and attaches to host plants by specialized root connections.
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: White , Purple
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug
Bloom Notes: Flowers are whitish light purple.
DistributionUSA: ME , NH
Canada: NB , NL , PE
Native Distribution: High peaks of Maine, New Hampshire, Labrador, Newfoundland; very rare.
Native Habitat: Sunny turfy or gravelly slopes, alpine regions.
Growing ConditionsSoil pH: Alkaline (pH>7.2)
CaCO3 Tolerance: High
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Euphrasia oakesii in USDA Plants
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MetadataRecord Modified: 2011-08-13
Research By: TWC Staff