Agalinis setacea

Family (Traditional)Scrophulariaceae
Species:Agalinis setacea (J. F. Gmel.) Raf.
Common NameThreadleaf False Foxglove
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: Yes; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Natural Area Presence: GRSM; Duration: Annual; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Moisture Requirements: Xeric; Moisture Requirements: Sub-xeric; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: May; Reproductive Phenology: June; Reproductive Phenology: July; Reproductive Phenology: August; Reproductive Phenology: September; Reproductive Phenology: October; Leaf Arrangement: opposite; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaflet Margins: entire; Leaflet Number: 0; Anther Type: Basifixed; Base Flower Color: Pink; Fruit Dehiscence: Yes; Fruit Type: Capsule; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Ovary Position: Superior; Overall Flower Symmetry: Zygomorphic; Sepal Number: 5; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A
C value 8
StatusNative; TN[SH] (State Rank); G5? (Global Rank)
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Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

  • State Boundaries
  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim


No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Blount (TN), Greene (TN), Hamilton (TN), Van Buren (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, TENN, UCHT, VDB

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1938 - 2000

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
TENN-V-0197240 Blount Tennessee
Agalinis setacea
APSC0002991 Van Buren Tennessee 09 Sep 2000 V.E. McNeilus
Agalinis setacea
BRIT145940 Tennessee
Agalinis setacea
BRIT145941 Tennessee
Agalinis setacea
BRIT145943 Tennessee
Agalinis setacea
UCHT040798 Hamilton Tennessee
Agalinis setacea
APSC0002941 Blount Tennessee 22 Sep 1938 Jesse M Shaver
Agalinis setacea
TENN-V-0197242 Blount Tennessee
Agalinis setacea
TENN-V-0197243 Greene Tennessee
Agalinis setacea
TENN-V-0197241 Blount Tennessee
Agalinis setacea
BRIT145942 Tennessee
Agalinis setacea
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