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Aureolaria laevigata (Entireleaf yellow false foxglove)
Cressler, Alan

Aureolaria laevigata

Aureolaria laevigata (Raf.) Raf.

Entireleaf Yellow False Foxglove, Smooth False Foxglove

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)

Synonym(s): Agalinis laevigata, Dasistoma laevigata, Gerardia laevigata

USDA Symbol: AULA

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

A cluster of yellow, funnel-shaped flowers atop a smooth stem.

The members of this group of plants are semi-parasitic on the roots of oaks and usually turn black when dried as herbarium specimens. Northern False Foxglove (A. flava) is very similar but has pinnately lobed leaves; it is found from Ontario east to Maine and south to Florida and Texas.

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
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Bloom Information

Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct

Distribution

USA: AL , GA , KY , MD , MS , NC , OH , PA , SC , TN , VA , WV
Native Distribution: Pennsylvania south to Georgia, west to Mississippi, and northeast to Ohio.
Native Habitat: Woods and thickets, chiefly in mountains.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Aureolaria laevigata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Aureolaria laevigata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Aureolaria laevigata

Metadata

Record Modified: 2015-06-03
Research By: TWC Staff

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