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Agalinis pulchella

Agalinis pulchella Pennell

Beautiful False Foxglove, Chattahoochee False Foxglove, Purple Gerardia, St. Mark's False Foxglove

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort family)

Synonym(s): Gerardia pulcherrima

USDA Symbol: AGPU4

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 4 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: Sep , Oct
Bloom Notes: Dark pink to rose, with 2 yellow lines and purple spots in throat.

Distribution

USA: AL , FL , GA , LA , MS , TX
Native Habitat: Dry, open pine savannas, open pine-oak sandhills, dry upslope areas of wiregrass-dominated mesic prairies, chalky glades or roadsides, dry sandy or clay roadsides beside existing or remnant savannas.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACW
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 pulchella in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Agalinis pulchella in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Agalinis pulchella

Metadata

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

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