Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4222

Forb
Annual

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon in GA, rare in NC-SC

Look for it in tidal marshes, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Rose-lavender (throat lined with yellow)
Bisexual
Weakly bilaterally symmetrical
5-parted calyx
5-parted campanulate corolla
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 maritima var. grandiflora   FAMILY Orobanchaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Agalinis maritima var. grandiflora   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 166-25-002:
Agalinis maritima   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Gerardia maritima

SYNONYMOUS WITH Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950)
Gerardia maritima var. grandiflora

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Agalinis maritima var. grandiflora

 

COMMON NAME:
Seaside Gerardia, Southern Saltmarsh Agalinis, Saltmarsh False Foxglove


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image of Agalinis maritima var. grandiflora, Seaside Gerardia, Southern Saltmarsh Agalinis, Saltmarsh False Foxglove

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_agma3_001_lvd