Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Aureolaria virginica (Linnaeus) Pennell. Downy Oak-leech, Virginia Oak-leech. Phen: May-Jul; Aug-Sep. Hab: Oak forests and woodlands, hemiparasitic on Quercus subgenus Quercus. Dist: MA west to MI, south to ne. FL, Panhandle FL, and AL and west on the Coastal Plain through MS, and LA to e. TX.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = C, Fl7, FNA17, G, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, Tn, Va, W, WH3; = Gerardia virginica – F; > Aureolaria dispersa – Tx; > Aureolaria microcarpa – S, Pennell (1935); > Aureolaria virginica – S, Pennell (1935)

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