Aureolaria levigata

(Rafinesque) Rafinesque

New Fl. 2: 59. 1837.

Common names: Entire-leaf yellow false foxglove
Endemic
Basionym: Gerardia levigata Rafinesque Ann. Nat. 1: 13. 1820
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 17. Treatment on page 558. Mentioned on page 556.

Perennials. Stems simple or branched, 4–25 dm, glabrous, not glaucous. Leaves: petiole 2–3 mm; blade lanceolate to oblong, 15–127 x 4–34 mm, margins entire or serrate, rarely (proximal) pinnatifid, surfaces glabrous. Bracts leaflike, 8–15 x 2–5 mm, margins entire. Pedicels 1–3 mm, glabrous. Flowers: calyx glabrous, tube campanulate, 5–7 mm, lobes lanceolate to narrowly deltate, 5–6 x 2–3 mm, margins entire; corolla-tube 19–30 mm, glabrous, lobes 9–11 x 11–16 mm; filaments 12–20 mm, ciliate; style 21–29 mm. Capsules ovoid to pyriform, 8–12 x 6–7 mm, glabrous. 2n = 26.


Phenology: Flowering Jul–Oct.
Habitat: Rocky wooded slopes, mixed hardwoods.
Elevation: 10–1800 m.

Distribution

Ala., Ga., Ky., Md., Miss., N.C., Ohio, Pa., S.C., Tenn., Va., W.Va.

Discussion

Aureolaria levigata is disjunct in southwestern Mississippi. The affinity between the floras of the Appalachian and Ozark mountains and the loess hills of southwestern Mississippi is well documented (H. R. Delcourt and P. A. Delcourt 1975).

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"dm" is not declared as a valid unit of measurement for this property.

... more about "Aureolaria levigata"
Jeffery J. Morawetz +
(Rafinesque) Rafinesque +
Gerardia levigata +
1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br /> (12.7 cm127 mm <br />0.127 m <br />) +
lanceolate;oblong +
? (?) +  and ? (?) +
4mm;34mm +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
turbinate +, campanulate +  and symmetric +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br />) +
ovoid;pyriform +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
Entire-leaf yellow false foxglove +
1.9 cm19 mm <br />0.019 m <br /> (3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br />) +
Ala. +, Ga. +, Ky. +, Md. +, Miss. +, N.C. +, Ohio +, Pa. +, S.C. +, Tenn. +, Va. +  and W.Va. +
10–1800 m. +
ciliate +  and glabrous +
1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
2 +  and 1 +
indehiscent +, septicidal +, loculicidal +  and dehiscence +
Rocky wooded slopes, mixed hardwoods. +
axillary +  and terminal +
deciduous +
cauline +  and basal +
0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br /> (1.1 cm11 mm <br />0.011 m <br />) +
lanceolate +  and narrowly deltate +
11mm;16mm +
entire +  and serrate +
pinnatifid +
tenuinucellate +  and unitegmic +
campylotropous-like +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
Flowering Jul–Oct. +
300 +  and 500 +
ovoid +  and deltoid +
subequal +
branched +  and simple +
aerial +  and subterranean +
not fleshy +
2.1 cm21 mm <br />0.021 m <br /> (2.9 cm29 mm <br />0.029 m <br />) +
Aureolaria levigata +
Aureolaria +
species +
campanulate +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
perennial +  and annual +