Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Agalinis tenuifolia (Vahl) Raf. image
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Robert Bierman
Family Scrophulariaceae
Agalinis tenuifolia (Vahl) Raf.
common agalinis, common false foxglove
Agalinis: "remarkable flax" in botanical Latin.
tenuifolia: with finely-divided, slender leaves
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, annual, 8"-24" tall forb, dark green, blackish when dry, many erect branches; stems smooth
Flower: purple to pink, 5-parted, 1/3"-1/2" long, smooth inside, upper lobe arched forward over the 4 stamens the lower stamens longer; inflorescence a cluster (raceme) of flowers on 1/3"-1" long stalks; blooms Aug.-Sept.
Fruit:roundish capsule, fruit drawing
Leaf:linear to 1/4" wide
Habitat: moist; shores, meadows; in marly, peaty, sandy soil
Notes: partially parasitic
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Agalinis besseyana (Britton) Britton
Agalinis tenuifolia (Vahl) Raf. var. macrophylla (Benth.) S.F.Blake
Agalinis tenuifolia (Vahl) Raf. var. parviflora (Nutt.) Pennell
Gerardia besseyana Britton
Gerardia tenuifolia Vahl
Gerardia tenuifolia Vahl subsp. macrophylla (Benth.) Pennell
Gerardia tenuifolia Vahl subsp. parviflora (Nutt.) Pennell
Gerardia tenuifolia Vahl var. humilis Benth.
Gerardia tenuifolia Vahl var. macrophylla Benth.
Gerardia tenuifolia Vahl var. parviflora Nutt.
Gerardia tenuifolia Vahl var. typica Pennell

         
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