Sandplain Gerardia Agalinis decemloba (Greene) PennellEndangered (Federal)  -  Endangered (MD)  -  S1 (Highly state rare)  -  Vulnerable    Synonyms: Agalinis acuta.
Kingdom Plantae   >   Division Tracheophyta   >   Class Magnoliopsida   >   Order Lamiales   >   Family Orobanchaceae   >   Genus Agalinis   

Status:

Endangered by habitat loss and fragmentation of historically connected barrens, fire exclusion, and white-tail deer herbivory (MD DNR). The Prince George's County population is extirpated.

Where to find:

Remnant grassland and barrens (savannas) over ultramafic (serpentine) to acidic (sand) substrates (MD DNR).

There are 18 records in the project database.

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Sandplain Gerardia in Baltimore Co., Maryland (7/1/2012). Highly globally rare (G1), highly state rare (S1), state and federally endangered. Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Sandplain Gerardia blooming in Baltimore Co., Maryland (8/27/1981). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)


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