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Details:
  • Date Photo Taken

    09 / 12 / 2014

  • Season Photo Was Taken

    Fall

  • Region Photo Was Taken

    Southeast

  • City

    Middle

  • State

    Tennessee

  • Posted by

    sequoiah

Notes:

Found these in an semi-open field with a few trees. They’re a little over a foot tall, maybe still growing, and recently started blooming with tiny little blooms.

Comments

  • stone Master Identifier says:

    I woulda said agalinis purpurea…. And, here’s pics of agalinis tenuifolia: http://uswildflowers.com/detail.php?SName=Agalinis%20tenuifolia Which has little to distinguish it from the purpurea that I grow… Both are annuals, and… With their apparent parasitic habit, they’re difficult to transplant or grow in a garden… So…. You’ll want to protect the patch. They seen to benefit from a late winter mowing (to keep down the brush). I also grow a couple of aureolaria varieties, which seem to be perennial, and just as fussy as the agalinis.

    September 19th, 2014 at 8:26am

  • Don Green Thumb says:

    Looks like a pretty good match to the threadleaf. If anyone has any other thoughts they would be welcome. Interestingly another area has Downy Yellow False Foxglove (Aureolaria Virginica)which gets much taller.

    September 17th, 2014 at 11:08pm

  • Bobby Master Identifier says:

    Compare to threadleaf false foxglove. http://www.wildflower.org/gallery/result.php?id_image=7955

    September 17th, 2014 at 8:34pm

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