Aureolaria pedicularia (L.) Raf.
Family: Orobanchaceae
annual false foxglove, clammy false foxglove
Aureolaria pedicularia image
Robert W. Freckmann  
Etymology: Aureolaria: golden
Plants: erect,annual, up to 40" tall forb, hairy, sticky, many branches
Leaves: main leaves 1"- 2 1/4" long with 5-7 pairs of irregular, deeply cut teeth; opposite, mostly stalkless
Flowers: 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.
Fruits: hairy, elliptical-oval capsule; fruit drawing seeds not winged
Habitat: dry; upland woods
Conservation Status: Native
In similar habitats to A. grandiflora and often associated with openings in oak woods and cliffs.  This species is much more common in the central sand plain with scattered occurrences as far north as Polk Co.; rare in the south.