Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2988

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon (an endemic)

Look for it in Coastal Plain depression ponds, cypress savannas, wet pine savannas, per Weakley's Flora

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partial shade ...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Rhizomes slender

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rose-lavender (rarely white) (throat not lined with yellow)
Bisexual
Weakly bilaterally symmetrical
5-parted calyx
5-parted corolla with broad campanulate tube
4 included stamens (2 long, 2 short)
Superior ovary

Flowers in terminal racemes

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Lamiales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Agalinis linifolia   FAMILY Orobanchaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Agalinis linifolia   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 166-25-001:
Agalinis linifolia   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Gerardia linifolia

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Agalinis linifolia

 

COMMON NAME:
Flaxleaf Gerardia, Scaleleaf Agalinis, Flaxleaf False Foxglove, Flaxleaf Agalinis


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image of Agalinis linifolia, Flaxleaf Gerardia, Scaleleaf Agalinis, Flaxleaf False Foxglove, Flaxleaf Agalinis

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_agli2_001_lvd

        

image of Agalinis linifolia, Flaxleaf Gerardia, Scaleleaf Agalinis, Flaxleaf False Foxglove, Flaxleaf Agalinis

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_agalinis_linifolia3

September    Onslow County    NC

Flowers in racemes, 1-2 per node. Corolla tube lacks yellow lines, per Guide to the Wildflowers of SC.

image of Agalinis linifolia, Flaxleaf Gerardia, Scaleleaf Agalinis, Flaxleaf False Foxglove, Flaxleaf Agalinis

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_agalinis_linifolia4

September    Onslow County    NC

image of Agalinis linifolia, Flaxleaf Gerardia, Scaleleaf Agalinis, Flaxleaf False Foxglove, Flaxleaf Agalinis

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_agalinis_linifolia4b

September    Onslow County    NC

Leaves linear, per Guide to the Wildflowers of SC.