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Agalinis setacea

Threadleaf Gerardia

Scientific Name:

Agalinis setacea

Common Name:

Threadleaf Gerardia

Plant Family

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Type:

Herb/Wildflower

Bloom Color(s):

Pink

Soil Moisture:

Dry(*)

Bloom Time:

September, October

Bloom Area:

Sandhills

State Rank:

No NC Rank Listed (*)

Global Rank:

No Global Rank listed (*)

State Status:

No NC Status Listed (*)

Federal Status:

No U.S. Status Listed (*)

Notes:

A delicate looking Agalinis with slender stems, often forming masses along roadsides in the sandhills. Blossoms grow at the ends of stems on 1" pedicels.

A pair of blossoms borne on slender stems.

Note the long pedicels and slender, opposite leaves.

Will Stuart

Blossoms of Agalinis setacea are densely pubescent.

Will Stuart

Agalinis setacea will often bloom in masses along longleaf margins and roadsides.

Will Stuart

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