Agalinis harperi

Pennell in J. K. Small

Fl. Miami, 167, 200. 1913.

Common names: Harper’s false foxglove
Synonyms: Agalinis delicatula Pennell A. pinetorum Pennell A. pinetorum var. delicatula (Pennell) Pennell Gerardia harperi (Pennell) Pennell G. pulchella Pennell G. pulchella var. delicatula (Pennell) Pennell
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 17. Treatment on page 545. Mentioned on page 536, 539, 552.

Stems simple or branched, 50–80 cm; branches ascending, subterete, ridged proximally, quadrangular-ridged distally, glabrous or scabridulous. Leaves spreading-ascending, widely spaced; blade linear to linear-filiform, 10–30 x 0.5–1.4 mm, not fleshy, margins entire, adaxial surface scabrous; axillary fascicles absent or shorter than subtending leaves. Inflorescences racemes, elongate, flowers 2 per node, nodes widely spaced; bracts much longer than pedicels. Pedicels erect-ascending, 0.5–4 (–5) mm, glabrous. Flowers: calyx funnelform-obconic, tube 4–6 mm, glabrous, lobes triangular-subulate, keeled, 1.3–2.8 mm; corolla pink to rose-pink, with 2 yellow lines and dark purple spots in abaxial throat, 15–23 mm, throat pilose externally and villous within across bases and sinus of adaxial lobes, lobes: abaxial spreading, adaxial reflexed-spreading, 6–7 (–8) mm, abaxial pilose externally, adaxial glabrous externally; proximal anthers parallel to filaments, distal perpendicular to filaments, pollen-sacs 2–3 mm; style exserted, 10–16 mm. Capsules globular, 4–5 (–6) mm. Seeds black, 0.6–1 mm. 2n = 28.


Phenology: Flowering late Sep–Oct.
Habitat: Wet to mesic savannas, bogs, wet prairies, borders of fresh to brackish marshes, roadsides and ditches, drier sites near these habitats.
Elevation: 0–100 m.

Distribution

Ala., Fla., Ga., La., Miss., N.C., S.C., Tex., West Indies (Bahamas)

Discussion

The authors have not seen specimens from southeastern coastal Virginia; Agalinis harperi is expected there. The species is known from Liberty and Newton counties, Texas.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

... more about "Agalinis harperi"
rounded +  and gibbous +
0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
reflexed-spreading +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
Judith M. Canne-Hilliker† +  and John F. Hays +
Pennell in J. K. Small +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br />) +
linear;linear-filiform +
not fleshy +
0.5mm;1.4mm +
scabridulous +
quadrangular-ridged +, ridged +  and subterete +
funnelform-obconic +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br />) +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
Harper’s false foxglove +
bilabiate +  and symmetric +
pink +  and rose-pink +
Ala. +, Fla. +, Ga. +, La. +, Miss. +, N.C. +, S.C. +, Tex. +  and West Indies (Bahamas) +
0–100 m. +
glabrate +  and lanate +
indehiscent +, septicidal +, loculicidal +  and dehiscence +
Wet to mesic savannas, bogs, wet prairies, borders of fresh to brackish marshes, roadsides and ditches, drier sites near these habitats. +
axillary +  and terminal +
deciduous +
yellow;yellow;yellow +
keeled +  and triangular-subulate +
2-pinnatifid +, pinnatifid +  and cleft +
tenuinucellate +  and unitegmic +
campylotropous-like +
spikelike +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
erect-ascending +
0.05 cm0.5 mm <br />5.0e-4 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
Flowering late Sep–Oct. +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
spikelike +
60 +  and 600 +
dark purple +
1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br /> (2.3 cm23 mm <br />0.023 m <br />) +
subequal +
branched +  and simple +
aerial +  and subterranean +
leaning +  and erect +
papillate +  and scabridulous +
50 cm500 mm <br />0.5 m <br /> (80 cm800 mm <br />0.8 m <br />) +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (1.6 cm16 mm <br />0.016 m <br />) +
Agalinis delicatula +, A. pinetorum +, A. pinetorum var. delicatula +, Gerardia harperi +, G. pulchella +  and G. pulchella var. delicatula +
Agalinis harperi +
Agalinis +
species +
villous +  and pilose +
campanulate +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br />) +
perennial +  and annual +