Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Aureolaria grandiflora (Benth.) Pennell var. pulchra Pennell image
Photographer: Stephen L. Solheim           

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Christopher Noll

Stephen L. Solheim
Family Scrophulariaceae
Aureolaria grandiflora (Benth.) Pennell var. pulchra Pennell
large-flowered yellow false foxglove
Aureolaria: golden
grandiflora: large-flowered
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Status: Native
Plant: erect,perennial, 1 1/2' - 5' tall forb, widely branched, densely hairy; partially parasitic
Flower: yellow, 5-parted, 1 1/2"-2" long; irregular, spreading lobes widely rounded and shorter than the tube; solitary from the leaf axils on a short, stout, curved stalk abruptly turning upward; blooms July-Sept.
Fruit:smooth, black, 1/2"-3/4" oval, pointed capsule, fruit drawing
Leaf:lower oval in outline, more or less deeply cut, 2 times twice-divided, upper becoming smaller toward the top
Habitat: dry; upland woods
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Synonyms 
Aureolaria grandiflora (Benth.) Pennell subsp. pulchra (Pennell) Pennell
Gerardia grandiflora Benth. var. pulchra (Pennell) Fernald

         
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