Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2988

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon

Look for it in Coastal Plain depression ponds, cypress savannas, wet pine savannas, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Rhizomes slender

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rose-lavender (rarely white)
Bisexual
Weakly bilaterally symmetrical
5-parted calyx
5-parted corolla with broad campanulate tube
4 included stamens (2 long, 2 short)
Superior ovary
Flowers in terminal racemes

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Lamiales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Agalinis linifolia   FAMILY Orobanchaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Agalinis linifolia   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 166-25-001:
Agalinis linifolia   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950)
Gerardia linifolia

 

COMMON NAME:
Gerardia, flaxleaf false foxglove


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image of Agalinis linifolia

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_agli2_001_lvd

        

image of Agalinis linifolia

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_agalinis_linifolia3

September    Onslow County    NC

Flowers in racemes, 1-2 per node. Corolla tube lacks yellow lines, per Guide to the Wildflowers of SC.

image of Agalinis linifolia

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_agalinis_linifolia4

September    Onslow County    NC

image of Agalinis linifolia

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_agalinis_linifolia4b

September    Onslow County    NC

Leaves linear, per Guide to the Wildflowers of SC.