Aureolaria pedicularia (L.) Raf.

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Aureolaria pedicularia (L.) Raf. ex Farw.

  • Description

    Species Description - Much branched annual to 1 m, puberulent to glandular-hairy; principal lvs 3–6 cm, sessile or subsessile, pinnatifid, with 5–8 pairs of irregularly serrate or deeply cleft pinnae; pedicels upcurved, 1–2 cm at anthesis, stipitate-glandular; cal and cor stipitate-glandular or glandular-hairy, the cal-lobes spreading, foliaceous, 7–10 mm, crenate or pinnatifid to entire; cor yellow, tinged or marked with brown (the other spp. merely yellow), 2.5–4 cm; fr ellipsoid or ovoid, glandular-hairy, 10–15 mm; seeds 0.8–1 mm, wingless; 2n=28. Dry upland woods; s. Me. to e. Minn., s. to Fla. and La. Aug., Sept. (Gerardia p.; Dasistoma p.)

  • Common Names

    annual false foxglove