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Agalinis obtusifolia Raf.
tenlobe false foxglove

General Information
Symbol: AGOB
Group: Dicot
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Duration: Annual
Growth Habit: Forb/herb
Native Status: L48   N
Data Source and Documentation
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green round image for nativity Native blue round image for introduced Introduced ocre round image for introduced and nativity Both white round image for no status Absent/Unreported
image for native, but no county data Native, No County Data image for introduced, but no county data Introduced, No County Data both introduced and native, but no county data Both, No County Data
Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   


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Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 3: 212. Provided by Kentucky Native Plant Society. Scanned by Omnitek Inc. Usage Requirements.



Symbol Scientific Name
AGDE5 Agalinis decemloba (Greene) Pennell
AGPA16 Agalinis parvifolia (Benth.) Small ex Britton
AGTE2 Agalinis tenella Pennell
GEDE7 Gerardia decemloba Greene
GEOB Gerardia obtusifolia (Raf.) Pennell
GEPA7 Gerardia parvifolia (Benth.) Chapm.
GESEP Gerardia setacea J.F. Gmel. var. parvifolia Benth.
GETE5 Gerardia tenella (Pennell) Pennell


Click on a scientific name below to expand it in the PLANTS Classification Report.
Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Asteridae
Order Scrophulariales
Family Scrophulariaceae – Figwort family
Genus Agalinis Raf. – false foxglove
Species Agalinis obtusifolia Raf. – tenlobe false foxglove

Subordinate Taxa

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Legal Status

Threatened and Endangered Information:
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete protected plant list for that location.
ten-lobe false foxglove
blunt-leaved gerardia
Agalinis decemloba
blue-ridge false-foxglove

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

Top Level Regions
Lower 48 States FACFACU
North America FACFACU
North America
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain FAC
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont FACU


AGTE2  Agalinis tenella Pennell

North America
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain OBL
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont FACW



Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds


Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds

Description of Values

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