Agalinis auriculata (Michx.) S.F.Blake
Family: Orobanchaceae
ear-leaved gerardia, eared false foxglove, earleaf foxglove
[Agalinis auriculata (Michx.) S.F.Blake]
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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  
Agalinis auriculata image
Lawrence A. Leitner  
Agalinis auriculata image
Agalinis auriculata image