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Foxglove (Smooth False)

Gerardia flava
Foxglove (Smooth False)

Habitat

Found in dry woods and clearings.

Description

These tall, showy wildflowers bloom in summer and early fall. Look for the yellow, trumpet-shaped  flowers.

Taxonomic Features (Traits) for Identification

Flower Type: Irregular flowers with 5 petals fused into long, slender trumpets arranged in a spike with small leaves on the top of the plant (raceme)
Flower Color: Purplish
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite
Plant Type: Wildflower (Tall - 3-6 feet)
Leaf Type: Lance-shaped and toothed

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