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Agalinis aphylla [= Gerardia aphylla]

Scaleleaf False Foxglove

Scientific Name:

Agalinis aphylla [= Gerardia aphylla]

Genus:

Agalinis

Species Epithet:

aphylla

Common Name:

Scaleleaf False Foxglove

Plant Type

Herb/Wildflower

Life Cycle

Annual (Herbs Only)

Plant Family

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Size:

1-3 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

Pink

Light:

Sun - 6 or more hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Wet

Bloom Time:

September, October, November

Growing Area:

Coastal Plain

Habitat Description:

Wet pine savannas.NC south to ne. FL and Panhandle FL, west to e. LA.

Leaf Arrangement:

Opposite

Leaf Retention:

Deciduous

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Life Cycle:

Annual (Herbs Only)

Wildlife Value:

No known wildlife value

Landscape Value:

Not Recommended for home landscapes

State Rank:

S3: Vulnerable (*Key)

Global Rank:

G3 - Vulnerable, G4 - Apparently Secure (*Key)

State Status:

W1: Watch List: Rare but Relatively Secure (*Key)

Bloom

image

Tom Harville
Myrtle Head Savannah
Oct '08

Plant with Bloom and Seedpods

image

Tom Harville
Myrtle Head Savannah
Oct '08

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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