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Connecticut Plants
Purple Gerardia
Agalinis purpurea (L.) Pennell
  • Synonyms: Gerardia purpurea
  • Family: broomrape (Orobanchaceae)
  • Habitat: moist sandy soil, meadows
  • Height: 1-3 feet
  • Flower size: 1 inch long
  • Flower color: purplish-pink
  • Flowering time: July to September
  • Origin: native
Agalinis purpurea (L.) Pennell
Agalinis purpurea (L.) Pennell

Leaves and stems are often tinted with purple.