Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Forb
Annual

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common in GA-SC Coastal Plain (uncommon or rare in NC)

Look for it in pine savannas, wet pine flatwoods, sandhill seeps, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Pale rose-lavender (throat not lined with yellow)
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:
Fall
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Agalinis obtusifolia   FAMILY Orobanchaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Agalinis obtusifolia   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 166-25-009:
Agalinis obtusifolia   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Gerardia obtusifolia

 

COMMON NAME:
Bluntleaf Gerardia, Bluntleaf Agalinis, Bluntleaf False Foxglove, Tenlobe False Foxglove


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image of Agalinis obtusifolia, Bluntleaf Gerardia, Bluntleaf Agalinis, Bluntleaf False Foxglove, Tenlobe False Foxglove

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_agpa16_001_lvd