Parentucellia viscosa (L.) Caruel, 1885
Common names: Yellow Bartsia, Yellow glandweed [En], Parentucellie visqueuse, Eufragie visqueuse [Fr], Kleverige ogentroost [Nl], Gelbe Bartschie [De], Παρεντουκέλλια η ιξώδης, Παρεντουκέλια η γλειώδης, Παρεντουκελλία [Gr], Yapışkan otu [Tu]
Laerma, RHODES ● Turkey
Description: Erect annual herb producing a stiff, slender stem coated in hairs and sticky glands. It reaches a maximum height of 50 to 70 cm. The hairy leaves are lance-shaped to oval and are lined with several teeth. The inflorescence is a raceme of flowers at the end of the stem. The flower is tubular, the calyx of sepals extending along most of the length of the corolla, which may exceed 2 centimeters long. The lobed, lipped corolla is yellow in color and glandular and sticky in texture.
Biology: Hemiparasitic on the roots of Poaceae, but can germinate and grow without hosts.
Habitat: Wet meadows, dune ridges, side ways.
Distribution: It is native to Europe, but it can be found on other continents, including Australia and North America, as an introduced species.
Wikipedia, Parentucellia viscosa