Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

  Aureolaria pedicularia (L.) Raf. image
Photographer: Kenneth J. Sytsma           

Botanical Illustration

Botanical Illustration

Kenneth J. Sytsma

Robert W. Freckmann

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Janice Stiefel
Family Scrophulariaceae
Aureolaria pedicularia (L.) Raf.
annual false foxglove, clammy false foxglove
Aureolaria: golden
pedicularia: Latin pedicularis for "lice"
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Status: Native
Plant: erect,annual, up to 40" tall forb, hairy, sticky, many branches
Flower: yellow tinged with brown, 5-parted, 1"- 1 1/2" long; spreading, irregular lobes shorter than the tube and widely rounded; solitary from the leaf axils on long, thin, straight, upward-turning stalks; blooms July-Sept.
Fruit:hairy, elliptical-oval capsule; fruit drawing seeds not winged
Leaf:main leaves 1"- 2 1/4" long with 5-7 pairs of irregular, deeply cut teeth; opposite, mostly stalkless
Habitat: dry; upland woods

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