Agalinis maritima var. maritima

Treatment appears in FNA Volume 17. Treatment on page 548. Mentioned on page 547, 545, 547, 549, 550, 556, 559, 562.
Stems simple or branched, 5–40 cm. Flowers: calyx tube 2–3 mm, lobes erect, apex truncate or acute; corolla 7.5–12 mm, throat glabrous or glabrate within across bases and sinus of adaxial lobes, or sparsely villous at lateral-lobe sinuses; anthers and filaments glabrous or glabrate; style included, 6–9 mm.

Phenology: Flowering Jul–Sep.
Habitat: Salt marshes, salt flats, tidal flats, edges of saline or brackish pools, ditches.
Elevation: 0–10 m.


N.S., Conn., Del., Maine, Md., Mass., N.H., N.Y., N.C., R.I., Va.


Variety maritima is known historically from New Brunswick; it is considered extirpated in that province.



Lower Taxa

No lower taxa listed.

AuthorJudith M. Canne-Hilliker† + and John F. Hays +
Authority(Rafinesque) Rafinesque +
BasionymsGerardia maritima +
DistributionN.S. +, Conn. +, Del. +, Maine +, Md. +, Mass. +, N.H. +, N.Y. +, N.C. +, R.I. + and Va. +
Elevation0–10 m. +
HabitatSalt marshes, salt flats, tidal flats, edges of saline or brackish pools, ditches. +
Illustration copyrightFlora of North America Association +
IllustratorLinny Heagy +
PhenologyFlowering Jul–Sep. +
Publication titleNew Fl. +
Publication year1837 +
ReferenceNone +
Source xml grained fna xml/V17/V17 972.xml +
Special statusEndemic +
SynonymsTomanthera +
Taxon familyOrobanchaceae +
Taxon nameAgalinis maritima var. maritima +
Taxon parentAgalinis maritima +
Taxon rankvariety +
VolumeVolume 17 +