Threadleaf False Foxglove - Thin-leaf Gerardia -
Slender Leaf False Foxglove
Agalinis tenuifolia (Vahl) Rafinesque
Scrophulariaceae (Figwort) Family

Plant is an upright, smooth annual, often having reddish stems. Preferred habitat is prairies, roadsides, fields and thin woods. Distribution is throughout the Escambia region.

Leaves are thread-like (almost filiform) and opposite on the usually reddish stem.

Flowers are a raceme at the end of the flowering stem. The calyx is slightly lobed, the corolla has two lips; the upper lip being 2-lobed and the lower lip is 3-lobed, purple with throat showing two distinct yellow streaks and purple dots; four stamens. Flowers occur in the autumn.

Fruit is a capsule.

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