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Agalinis fasciculata (Scrophulariaceae), a Native Parasitic Weed on Commercial Tree Species in the Southeastern United States

Author(s): L. J. Musselman and W. F. Mann

Year: 1979

Journal: American Midland Naturalist
Volume: 101
Issue: 2
Pages: 459-464

Article Topic(s): Competition, Pathology
Research Setting(s): Greenhouse
Location: Arkansas, Texas, South Carolina

Species Referenced: Agalinis fasciculata (Beach false foxglove),

Abstract

Researches the effects of Agalinis fasciculata on 19 commercial tree species in the southeastern United States. Agalinis fasciculata, a flowering plant native to the southeastern United States, is a hemiparasite (a parasite that is also photosynthetic). In this study, A. fasciculata attacked roots of all the host plants.

Suggested Citation

L. J. Musselman and W. F. Mann. "Agalinis fasciculata (Scrophulariaceae), a Native Parasitic Weed on Commercial Tree Species in the Southeastern United States." American Midland Naturalist 101.2 (1979): 459-464.

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