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Agalinis heterophylla (Prairie false foxglove)
Strickland, Sam C.

Agalinis heterophylla

Agalinis heterophylla (Nutt.) Small ex Britton

Prairie false foxglove, Prairie agalinis, Prairie false-foxglove

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)

Synonym(s): Gerardia heterophylla

USDA Symbol: aghe4

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct


USA: AL , AR , GA , KS , LA , MO , OK , TX
Native Habitat: Prairies and plains, grasslands and fallow fields, sometimes on rocky soils or in open woodlands, usually somewhat moist soil in a line from Grayson to Cameron counties eastward; MO and OK to LA and TX.

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry , Moist


Conspicuous Flowers: yes
Attracts: Butterflies
Nectar Source: yes

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From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Fredericksburg Nature Center - Fredericksburg, TX
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - Austin, TX
Brackenridge Field Laboratory - Austin, TX
Stengl Biological Research Station - Smithville, TX

Wildflower Center Seed Bank

LBJWC-169 Collected 2007-10-21 in Travis County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

1 collection(s) available in the Wildflower Center Seed Bank

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Agalinis heterophylla in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Agalinis heterophylla in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Agalinis heterophylla


Record Modified: 2009-03-09
Research By: DEW, JSC, ADA

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