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Agalinis fasciculata (Elliott) Raf.
Beach false foxglove

Family: Orobanchaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Annual

Native Range: Eastern United States and the Greater Antilles (Hispaniola, Puerto Rico).

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Secure

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

FISF Comments: Classified as a facultative wetlands species by the state of Florida (DEP) and the National Wetland Inventory.

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FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Present

FLORIDA KEYS Native Status: Native

IRC FLORIDA KEYS Status: Rare

Florida Keys History and Distribution: Reported in 1913 by John Kunkel Small for hammocks and "hollows among sand-dunes" on Big Pine Key. We consider this native and extant in the lower Keys.

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Agalinis fasciculata
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Other data on Agalinis fasciculata available from :
Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants
Agalinis fasciculata has been reported from the following 7 conservation areas in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Torch Hammocks, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Native
Little Torch Hammocks, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Native
Middle Torch Hammocks Parcel 3063, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Native
National Key Deer Refuge Present Native
Ramrod Hammocks, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Native
Spoonbill Sound Hammocks, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Native
Sugarloaf Hammocks, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Native




Agalinis fasciculata has been reported for the following 2 habitats in THE FLORIDA KEYS :
Disturbed Upland
Pine Rockland


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Agalinis fasciculata
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer