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Purple False Foxglove (Agalinis purpurea (L.) Pennell)

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An annual plant native to North America, named for its purple flowers which somewhat resemble that of foxglove (Digitalis sp.)

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Native or Not Present

This tentative map is based on our own research. It may have limited data on Canada and/or Mexico, and there is some subjectivity in our assignment of plants as introduced vs. expanded. Read more in this blog post.

There are over 30 Agalinis species in North America, all native; most are more local in distribution; of them, Agalinis tenuifolia has the largest range most likely to overlap with this species.

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Agalinis purpurea | Biota of North America Project (BONAP) (About This Site)