Agalinis auriculata (Michx.) S.F.Blake  
Family: Orobanchaceae
ear-leaved gerardia, eared false foxglove, earleaf foxglove
[Tomanthera auriculata (Michx.) Raf.]
Agalinis auriculata image
Lawrence A. Leitner  
Etymology: Tomanthera: possibly from tometum for "hairy"- referring to the hairy stems separating this genus from Agalinis
Plants: erect, annual, 12"-32" tall forb, simple or with a few branches, roughly hairy
Leaves: opposite, stalkless, lance-like, some with lobes at the base
Flowers: purple, 5-parted, 3/4"-1" long; inflorescence a leafy spike with stalkless flowers in the upper leaf axils; blooms Aug.-Sept.
Fruits: roundish capsule
Habitat: moderate moisture; prairies, open woods
Conservation Status: Special Concern
Agalinis auriculata image
Lawrence A. Leitner  
Agalinis auriculata image
Lawrence A. Leitner  
Agalinis auriculata image
Lawrence A. Leitner  
Agalinis auriculata image
Lawrence A. Leitner  
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