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Euphrasia oakesii Wettst.
Synonym(s): Euphrasia williamsii, Euphrasia williamsii var. vestita
USDA Symbol: EUOA
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)
It is hemiparasitic and attaches to host plants by specialized root connections.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Annual Habit: Herb Leaf Shape: Ovate Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White , Purple
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug
Bloom Notes: Flowers are whitish light purple.
, NH Canada: NB
, 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
Record Last Modified: 2011-08-13
Research By: TWC Staff