Aureolaria flava  (Gerardia f.) smooth false foxglove Scrophulariaceae AUFL; Bx, pb (DeCandido 2001);

   

Aureolaria flava.wisplants.uwsp.edu.Freckmann Herbarium, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point

Aureolaria flava. Kitty Kohout.Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. wisplants.uwsp.edu (Accessed 5/2014).

Aureolaria flava is a perennial, root hemiparasitic herb, 1-2 m tall, stems smooth, waxy pale-green, often purplish, branched near top. 

Leaves opposite, lower leaves deeply, pinnately lobed, lobes widely spaced, often waxy pale-green, upper leaves toothed to smooth-margined. 

Flowers yellow, 3.5-5 cm long, broadly tubular, petal lobes 5, unequal, tips rounded, July-Sept.. 

Fruit dry, a capsule 1.2-2 cm oval. 

Wetland status: NL. 

Frequency in NYC: Very infrequent. 

Origin: Native. 

Habitat: Dry upland woods.