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Agalinis paupercula var. paupercula

Agalinis paupercula (A. Gray) Britton var. paupercula

Smallflower false foxglove

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)

Synonym(s): Gerardia paupercula, Gerardia paupercula var. typica, Gerardia purpurea var. paupercula


USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep


USA: CT , IA , IL , IN , MA , ME , MI , MN , NH , NJ , NY , OH , PA , RI , VA , VT , WI
Canada: NB


Attracts: Butterflies
Larval Host: Baltimore checkerspots

Butterflies and Moths of North America (BAMONA)

(Euphydryas phaeton)

Larval Host
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Bibref 1186 - Field Guide to Moths of Eastern North America (2005) Covell, C.V., Jr.
Bibref 1185 - Field Guide to Western Butterflies (Peterson Field Guides) (1999) Opler, P.A. and A.B. Wright

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Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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