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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
Journal: American Midland Naturalist
Article Topic(s): Competition, Pathology
Research Setting(s): Greenhouse
Location: Arkansas, Texas, South Carolina
Species Referenced: Agalinis fasciculata (Beach false foxglove),
AbstractResearches 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 CitationL. 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.