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