Skinner's Gerardia Agalinis skinneriana (Wood) BrittonG3 (Globally rare/local)  -  Endangered (MD)  -  S1 (Highly state rare)  Synonyms: Skinner's False Foxglove.

Status:

Endangered by habitat loss, damage by off-road vehicles and woody succession of barrens habitat. Pettingill and Neel (2008) confirmed that Maryland plants were sister to the sample from Missouri (within the core range of the species) but indicate that further investigation may be warranted to determine if the Maryland populations are actually an unrecognized species, as our populations are striking disjuncts from Midwestern prairies (MD DNR).

Where to find:

Sandy roads, barrens and fields (MD DNR).

There are 10 records in the project database.

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Skinner's Gerardia, also known as Skinner's Foxglove and Midwestern Gerardia, in Charles Co., Maryland (9/15/2009). Highly state rare (S1) and state endangered, found in sandy, exposed soils. Photo by Kerry Wixted. (MBP list)


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