Family: Orobanchaceae
False Foxglove
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Robert W. Freckmann  

Key to Wisconsin Aureolaria

Author: John G. Zaborsky

    • 1a. Plants viscid throughout with prominent glandular hairs in addition to eglandular hairs; sepals toothed or lobed; seeds wingless; annuals A. pedicularia

    • 1b.Plants with eglandular pubescence, not viscid; sepals entire; seeds winged; perennials A. grandiflora

Both of our species are most often parasitic on oaks (Quercus) but bracken fern (Pteridium aquilinum) and members of the Rosaceae and Ericaceae have also been documented as hosts.