Photographer: Kenneth J. Sytsma
Aureolaria pedicularia (L.) Raf.
annual false foxglove, clammy false foxglove
pedicularia: Latin pedicularis for "lice"
|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; 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|