Flora of the Southeastern United States
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OROBANCHACEAE

Aureolaria flava (Linnaeus) Farwell. Smooth Oak-leech. Phen: Aug-Sep; Sep-Oct. Hab: Oak forests and woodlands, hemiparasitic on Quercus subgenus Quercus. Dist: ME west to MN, south to GA, c. peninsular FL, AL, and e. LA.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = Ar, Fl7, Mi, NY, RAB, Tn, Va, W, WH3; < Aureolaria flava – FNA17, Mo3; > Aureolaria flava ssp. flava – S; >< Aureolaria flava ssp. flava – S; > Aureolaria flava ssp. macrantha – Pennell (1935); > Aureolaria flava ssp. reticulata – S, Pennell (1935); > Aureolaria flava ssp. typica – Pennell (1935); >< Aureolaria flava var. flava – C, G, K1, K3, K4, NE, Pa; > Aureolaria flava var. macrantha – C, G, Il, K1, K3, K4, Pa, Tx; > Gerardia flava var. flava – F; > Gerardia flava var. macrantha – F; > Gerardia flava var. reticulata – F

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