Agalinis fasciculata

  • Family name: Orobanchaceae or Scrophulariaceae
  • Host plant for: Common Buckeye (Junonia coenia)
  • General description: Herbaceous annual with erect branched stems, fine leaves and showy pink tubular flowers from late summer through fall. Can be propagated from seed but is semi-parasitic on the roots of nearby plants and a challenge to grow in gardens.
  • Type: Annual
  • Flower: Pink, tubular flowers
  • Bloom time: Summer to fall
  • Soil type: Moist
  • Maximum height: 4 feet
  • Candidate for home gardens: Lack of availability limits use; difficult to grow
  • Availability in nursery: Not commercially available
  • Frenquency in the wild: Common
  • Habitat: coastal uplands, pine flatwoods, ruderal, wetlands
  • County: Alachua, Bay, Bradford, Brevard, Calhoun, Charlotte, Citrus, Clay, Collier, Columbia, Dixie, Duval, Escambia, Flagler, Franklin, Gilchrist, Glades, Gulf, Hamilton, Hernando, Highlands, Hillsborough, Holmes, Jackson, Jefferson, Lafayette, Lake, Lee, Leon, Levy, Liberty, Madison, Manatee, Marion, Miami-Miami-Dade, Monroe, Nassau, Okaloosa, Orange, Osceola, Palm Beach, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, Putnam, Sarasota, Seminole, St. Johns, Sumter, Taylor, Union, Volusia, Wakulla, Walton, Washington
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