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Agalinis harperi (Harper's false foxglove)
Smith, R.W.

Agalinis harperi

Agalinis harperi Pennell

Harper's False Foxglove, Coastal Plains False Foxglove

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)

Synonym(s): Agalinis delicatula, Agalinis pinetorum, Agalinis pinetorum var. delicatula, Gerardia pulchella, Gerardia pulchella var. delicatula

USDA Symbol: AGHA3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: To about 30 inches in height.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink , Yellow , Purple
Bloom Time: Sep , Oct
Bloom Notes: Flowers rose-purple with yellow lines and purple spots in the throat of the flower.


USA: FL , GA , LA , MS , SC
Native Habitat: In flat pine woods on the coastal plain.

Growing Conditions

Soil Moisture: Moist

National Wetland Indicator Status

Status: FAC
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 57 - Atlas of Florida Plants (2020) Institute for Systematic Botany
Webref 38 - Flora of North America (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 harperi in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Agalinis harperi in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Agalinis harperi


Record Modified: 2023-05-17
Research By: Joseph A. Marcus

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