Agalinis auriculata (Michaux) S.F. Blake. Phen: Aug-Oct; Sep-Nov. Hab: Glades, barrens, blackbelt prairies, dry prairies, and disturbed clearings over mafic rocks (such as diabase and gabbro) or calcareous rocks. Dist: KY and OH west to MN, south to n. AL, wc. AL (Schotz 2009), AR, and TX; also rarely disjunct east of the Blue Ridge, in NJ, n. VA, and nc. SC. In Lewis County, KY (D. White, pers. comm.).
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Syn: = Ar, C, FNA17, K1, K3, K4, Mi, Mo3, NcTx, Pa, Tn, Va; = Gerardia auriculata – F; = Tomanthera auriculata – G, GrPl, Il, S, Tx, Pennell (1935)