Connecticut Plants
Sand-plain Gerardia
Agalinis acuta Pennell

Sand-plain gerardia is extremely rare, and it is on both federal and state endangered species lists.

  • Synonyms: Gerardia acuta
  • Family: broomrape (Orobanchaceae)
  • Habitat: sandy soil
  • Height: 5-15 inches
  • Flower size: 1/2 inch long
  • Flower color: purplish-pink
  • Flowering time: August to September
  • Origin: native
Agalinis acuta Pennell