Agalinis divaricata

(Chapman) Pennell

Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 40: 437. 1913.

Common names: Pineland false foxglove
IllustratedEndemic
Basionyms: Gerardia divaricata Chapman Fl. South. U.S., 299. 1860
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 17. Treatment on page 541. Mentioned on page 527, 537, 542.

Stems simple or branched, 20–50 (–60) cm; branches widely spreading, quadrangular-ridged, scabridulous or glabrate. Leaves spreading to moreorless reflexed at mid-stem, distalmost sometimes ascending; blade linear-filiform, 10–30 x 0.2–0.6 mm, margins entire, adaxial surface glabrous or slightly scabrous; axillary fascicles absent. Inflorescences racemes, flowers 1 or 2 per node; bracts shorter than pedicels. Pedicels spreading to slightly spreading-ascending, 12–28 mm, glabrous. Flowers: calyx campanulate to funnelform, tube 1.5–3 mm, glabrous, lobes spreading, deltate, 0.1–0.5 mm; corolla pale to dark-pink, rarely white, without 2 yellow lines and red spots in abaxial throat, 14–20 mm, throat glabrous externally and within across bases and sinus of adaxial lobes, lobes: abaxial spreading, adaxial projected flatly over anthers, 2.5–6 mm, unequal, abaxial 4–6 mm, adaxial 2.5–3 mm, glabrous externally; proximal anthers parallel to filaments, distal perpendicular to filaments, pollen-sacs 1.4–2.6 mm; style exserted, 6–9 (–10) mm. Capsules globular, 3–5 mm. Seeds yellowish-brown to tan, 0.5–0.7 mm. 2n = 28.


Phenology: Flowering early Sep–mid Oct.
Habitat: Dry open pine savannas, dry oak openings, dry sandy ground, mesic flatwoods, margins of bogs and seepage slopes, dry roadsides.
Elevation: 0–70 m.

Discussion

Agalinis divaricata is largely a Floridian species, just entering southeasternmost Alabama and southwestern Georgia. In Florida, it is found from the Panhandle to the northern peninsula.

Selected References

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Lower Taxa

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0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br />) +
rounded +  and gibbous +
0.25 cm2.5 mm <br />0.0025 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
scabrous +  and glabrous +
Judith M. Canne-Hilliker† +  and John F. Hays +
(Chapman) Pennell +
Gerardia divaricata +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br />) +
linear-filiform +
fleshy +, rigid +  and not leathery +
0.2mm;0.6mm +
scabridulous +
quadrangular-ridged +
campanulate +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
Pineland false foxglove +
bilabiate +  and symmetric +
red spots +, white +, pale +  and dark-pink +
1.4 cm14 mm <br />0.014 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
Ala. +, Fla. +  and Ga. +
0–70 m. +
glabrate +  and lanate +
2 +  and 1 +
indehiscent +, septicidal +, loculicidal +  and dehiscence +
Dry open pine savannas, dry oak openings, dry sandy ground, mesic flatwoods, margins of bogs and seepage slopes, dry roadsides. +
axillary +  and terminal +
alternate +, subopposite +  and opposite +
deciduous +
distalmost +
yellow;yellow;yellow +
deltate +
2-pinnatifid +, pinnatifid +  and cleft +
tenuinucellate +  and unitegmic +
campylotropous-like +
spikelike +
spreading +  and slightly spreading-ascending +
1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br /> (2.8 cm28 mm <br />0.028 m <br />) +
Flowering early Sep–mid Oct. +
0.14 cm1.4 mm <br />0.0014 m <br /> (0.26 cm2.6 mm <br />0.0026 m <br />) +
Bull. Torrey Bot. Club +
spikelike +
60 +  and 600 +
Illustrated +  and Endemic +
subequal +
branched +  and simple +
aerial +  and subterranean +
leaning +  and erect +
papillate +  and scabridulous +
20 cm200 mm <br />0.2 m <br /> (50 cm500 mm <br />0.5 m <br />) +
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0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br />) +
Tomanthera +
Agalinis divaricata +
Agalinis +
species +
campanulate +
0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
perennial +  and annual +