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Aureolaria pectinata

Aureolaria pectinata (Nutt.) Pennell

Combleaf Yellow False Foxglove, Southern Fernleaf False Foxglove

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)

Synonym(s): Agalinis pedicularia var. pectinata, Aureolaria pectinata ssp. eurycarpa, Aureolaria pectinata ssp. floridana, Aureolaria pectinata ssp. transcendens, Aureolaria pectinata ssp. typica, Aureolaria pectinata var. eurycarpa, Aureolaria pectinata var. floridana, Aureolaria pectinata var. ozarkensis, Aureolaria pectinata var. transcendens, Aureolaria pedicularia var. pectinata, Gerardia pectinata, Gerardia pedicularia var. pectinata


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: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov


USA: AL , AR , FL , GA , KY , LA , MO , MS , NC , OK , SC , TN , TX , VA

Web Reference

Webref 57 - Atlas of Florida Plants (2020) Institute for Systematic Botany
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 Aureolaria pectinata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Aureolaria pectinata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Aureolaria pectinata


Record Modified: 2023-05-17
Research By: CBR

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