Aureolaria virginica

(Linnaeus) Pennell

Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 40: 409. 1913.

Common names: Downy yellow false foxglove
IllustratedEndemic
Basionym: Rhinanthus virginicus Gandoger Sp. Pl. 2: 603. 1753
Synonyms: Aureolaria dispersa (Small) Pennell A. microcarpa Pennell Gerardia virginica (Linnaeus) Britton, Sterns & Poggenburg
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 17. Treatment on page 557. Mentioned on page 550, 556.

Perennials. Stems simple or branched, 5–15 dm, sparsely to densely brown-pubescent. Leaves: petiole 2–5 mm; blade lanceolate to oblong, 24–140 x 8–31 mm, margins serrate to pinnatifid, surfaces brown-pubescent. Bracts leaflike, 11–32 x 3–9 mm, margins entire or crenate. Pedicels 3–5 mm, pubescent. Flowers: calyx densely pubescent, tube campanulate, 5–6 mm, lobes deltate, 4–9 x 2–3 mm, margins entire; corolla-tube 25–35 mm, glabrous, lobes 9–14 x 10–15 mm; filaments 9–14 mm, ciliate; style 21–33 mm. Capsules pyriform, 8–15 x 6–8 mm, densely pubescent. 2n = 26.


Phenology: Flowering Jun–Sep.
Habitat: Oak and pine woods and slopes.
Elevation: 0–700 m.

Distribution

Ont., Ala., Conn., Del., D.C., Fla., Ga., Ind., Ky., La., Md., Mass., Mich., Miss., N.H., N.J., N.Y., N.C., Ohio, Pa., R.I., S.C., Tenn., Tex., Vt., Va., W.Va.

Discussion

This treatment follows G. L. Nesom and L. E. Brown (1998) and R. P. Wunderlin (1998) in including Aureolaria dispersa and A. microcarpa as synonyms of A. virginica; it is impossible to distinguish these taxa from A. virginica.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

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

... more about "Aureolaria virginica"
Jeffery J. Morawetz +
(Linnaeus) Pennell +
Rhinanthus virginicus +
2.4 cm24 mm <br />0.024 m <br /> (14 cm140 mm <br />0.14 m <br />) +
lanceolate;oblong +
? (?) +  and ? (?) +
8mm;31mm +
1.1 cm11 mm <br />0.011 m <br /> (3.2 cm32 mm <br />0.032 m <br />) +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br />) +
turbinate +, campanulate +  and symmetric +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
Downy yellow false foxglove +
2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br /> (3.5 cm35 mm <br />0.035 m <br />) +
Ont. +, Ala. +, Conn. +, Del. +, D.C. +, Fla. +, Ga. +, Ind. +, Ky. +, La. +, Md. +, Mass. +, Mich. +, Miss. +, N.H. +, N.J. +, N.Y. +, N.C. +, Ohio +, Pa. +, R.I. +, S.C. +, Tenn. +, Tex. +, Vt. +, Va. +  and W.Va. +
0–700 m. +
ciliate +  and glabrous +
0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br /> (1.4 cm14 mm <br />0.014 m <br />) +
2 +  and 1 +
indehiscent +, septicidal +, loculicidal +  and dehiscence +
Oak and pine woods and slopes. +
axillary +  and terminal +
deciduous +
cauline +  and basal +
0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br /> (1.4 cm14 mm <br />0.014 m <br />) +
deltate +
10mm;15mm +
crenate +, entire +, serrate +  and pinnatifid +
tenuinucellate +  and unitegmic +
campylotropous-like +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
Flowering Jun–Sep. +
Bull. Torrey Bot. Club +
300 +  and 500 +
ovoid +  and deltoid +
Illustrated +  and Endemic +
subequal +
branched +  and simple +
aerial +  and subterranean +
not fleshy +
2.1 cm21 mm <br />0.021 m <br /> (3.3 cm33 mm <br />0.033 m <br />) +
brown-pubescent +
Aureolaria dispersa +, A. microcarpa +  and Gerardia virginica +
Aureolaria virginica +
Aureolaria +
species +
campanulate +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br />) +
perennial +  and annual +