Summer Wildflowers of Mount Holyokeby Karen Searcy
Aureolaria pedicularia (Fern-leaf False Foxglove)
Flower coloryellow
Petal fusionfused
Lea arrangementopposite
Leaf groupingsimple
Leaf marginstoothed
Leaf/leaflet shapefinely divided to lanceolate
Fruit typedry
Fruit colorbrown
Flowering datesAug-Sept
Fruiting datesSept
HabitatRocky open woods, powerlines
LocalitySouth side of main ridge and lower south side
DescriptionThis plant is a hemi-parasite that grows 1 - 4 feet tall. The leaves are pinnately lobed and have sticky hairs. The large (l - 1.5 inch) flowers are produced near the tips of the branches.
Habit photoTB
Flower photoKBS
Fruit photoAT
Fruit photo 2AT
Leaf photoAT