Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4222

Forb
Annual

Depending on variety, native to the Carolinas & Georgia or only to NC
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon

Look for it in tidal marshes, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer
Rose-lavender (throat lined with yellow)
Bisexual
Weakly bilaterally symmetrical
5-parted calyx
5-parted campanulate corolla
4 included stamens (2 long, 2 short)
Superior ovary
Flowers in terminal racemes

FRUIT:
Summer
Capsule

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Agalinis maritima +   FAMILY Orobanchaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Agalinis maritima +   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 166-25-002:
Agalinis maritima   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

LESS THAN Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Gerardia maritima

 

COMMON NAME:
Seaside Gerardia


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picture of Agalinis maritima, image of Agalinis maritima +

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_agma3_001_lvd