Agalinis heterophylla (Nutt.) Small ex Britton

Agalinis heterophylla plant

Family - Scrophulariaceae

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Agalinis heterophylla stem

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Agalinis heterophylla leavesUpper leaves.

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Agalinis heterophylla infloresence

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Agalinis heterophylla calyx

Agalinis heterophylla flowers

Flowering - August - September.

Habitat - Prairies, moist swales, roadsides.

Origin - Native to U.S.

Other info. - This species can be found in just a handful of southern Missouri counties. The plant can be identified by its habitat, three-lobed lower leaves, short pedicels, and pink flowers. The pedicels are equal to or shorter than the calyx tube. The calyx lobes are longer than or equal to the calyx tube. The three-lobed lower leaves are typically dried by the time the flowers appear.

Photographs taken off Hwy 65 near Gould, AR., 9-8-06.


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