Aureolaria pedicularia var. ambigens (Fernald) Farw.
Family: Orobanchaceae
annual false foxglove, clammy false foxglove, fern-leaf yellow false foxglove
Etymology: Aureolaria: golden
Plants: erect,annual, to 40" tall forb, with many branches, hairy; stems upper part with obvious glands
Leaves: main leaves 1"- 2 1/4" long with 5-7 pairs of irregular, slightly less 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: elliptical-oval capsule
Habitat: upland woods
Conservation Status: Native