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Agalinis maritima var. grandiflora

Agalinis maritima (Raf.) Raf. var. grandiflora (Benth.) Shinners

Salt-marsh Gerardia, Saltmarsh False Foxglove, Seaside Gerardia

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort family)

Synonym(s): Agalinis spiciflora, Gerardia maritima ssp. grandiflora, Gerardia maritima var. grandiflora, Gerardia spiciflora


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 30 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec
Bloom Notes: Pink to rosy pink, with 2 yellow lines and red spots in throat.


USA: AL , FL , LA , MS , NC , SC , TX , VA
Native Habitat: Saline coastal areas, salt marshes, edges of saline or brackish pools, edges of ditches, salt flats and tidal flats.

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 maritima var. grandiflora in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Agalinis maritima var. grandiflora in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Agalinis maritima var. grandiflora


Record Modified: 2020-11-09
Research By: CBR

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