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Agalinis tenuifolia var. leucanthera

Agalinis tenuifolia (Vahl) Raf. var. leucanthera (Raf.) Pennell

Slender Gerardia, Slender-leaf False Foxglove, Slenderleaf False Foxglove

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort family)

Synonym(s): Agalinis tenuifolia ssp. leucanthera, Gerardia leucanthera, Gerardia tenuifolia ssp. leucanthera, Gerardia tenuifolia var. leucanthera

USDA Symbol: AGTEL

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 3 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov
Bloom Notes: Pink to rose purple, with 2 yellow lines and red spots in throat.

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , FL , GA , LA , TX
Native Habitat: Wet to dry roadsides, ditches, margins of streams and ponds, borders of woodlands, dry to moist prairies, fallow fields, railroad embankments, rocky cliff faces and bluffs.

Web Reference

Webref 57 - Atlas of Florida Plants (2020) Institute for Systematic Botany
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 tenuifolia var. leucanthera in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Agalinis tenuifolia var. leucanthera in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Agalinis tenuifolia var. leucanthera

Metadata

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

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