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Agalinis calycina (Leoncita false foxglove)
Marr, Minnette

Agalinis calycina

Agalinis calycina Pennell

Leoncita False Foxglove

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort family)

Synonym(s): Gerardia calycina

USDA Symbol: AGCA7

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 2 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep
Bloom Notes: Pink to pale purple with 2 yellow lines and dark red spots in throat.

Distribution

USA: NM , TX
Native Habitat: Wet alkaline, saline meadows and marshes associated with springs and seeps.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: OBL OBL
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America - beta site (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2022-09-23
Research By: CBR

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