Agalinis skinneriana (A.W.Wood) Britton  
Family: Orobanchaceae
pale false foxglove, Skinner's false foxglove
[Gerardia skinneriana A.W.Wood]
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James R. Sime  
Etymology: Agalinis: "remarkable flax" in botanical Latin.
Plants: erect, annual, 8"-20" tall forb, yellowish-green, pale when dry; few, stiff, erect branches; stems strongly angled or with 4 narrow wings, partially parasitic
Leaves: few, small, narrow, opposite, yellowish-green
Flowers: pink, 5-parted, 1/3"-1/2" long, throat with purple-spots and 2 yellow lines, 4 stamens with the lower ones longer; inflorescence a cluster (raceme) of stalked flowers from the leaf axils on the main stem; blooms Aug.-Sept.
Fruits: roundish, up to 1/5" long capsule with yellow-brown seeds fruit drawing
Habitat: dry; prairies, open woods, barrens; in sandy soil
Conservation Status: Endangered
Agalinis skinneriana image
James R. Sime  
Agalinis skinneriana image
James R. Sime  
Agalinis skinneriana image
James R. Sime  
Agalinis skinneriana image
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