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Agalinis skinneriana (Skinner's false foxglove)
Smith, R.W.

Agalinis skinneriana

Agalinis skinneriana (Alph. Wood) Britton

Skinner's False Foxglove

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)

Synonym(s): Gerardia skinneriana


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

Rare throughout its range.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite
Leaf Shape: Linear
Leaf Venation: Pinnate
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 2 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Red , Pink , Yellow
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct
Bloom Notes: White to pink, sometimes with pale yellow lines and red spots in abaxial throat.


USA: AR , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MD , MI , MN , MO , OH , OK , TN , WI
Canada: ON
Native Habitat: Prairie/Meadow/Field

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry

National Wetland Indicator Status

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


Record Modified: 2022-10-11
Research By: TWC Staff

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