Odontites vulgaris Moench (syn. Odontites vernus subsp. serotinus (Dumort.) Corb.)

Taxonomy: Fam. Orobanchaceae// Genus: Odontites// Species: Odontites vulgaris Moench. The classification is given according to the Euro+Med Planbase (Marhold, 2011+).

Determined according to the botanical keys provided in Flora Europaea Vol. 3 (Tutin et al., 1972) as Odontites vernus subsp. serotinus (Dumort.) Corb., nomencl. ref.: Nouv. Fl. Normand. 437 (1894). The accepted name in the Euro+Med PlantBase (Marhold, 2011+) is Odontites vulgaris Moench, nomencl. ref.: Methodus: 439. 1794.

Lifeform: Annual; therophyte according to the Raunkiær system.

Distribution: Native from Europe to Siberia and North China according to the distribution information provided by the Plants of the World Online portal (Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew).

Habitat:  Open habitats- grassland, pastures, alongside roads.

Flowering period:  Summer – autumn (JUL, AUG, SEP).

Odontites vulgaris – habit. Osogovo, mountain ridge between lake “Gradche” and “Orizarska” River, 19.09.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Odontites vulgaris – habit. Osogovo, mountain ridge between lake “Gradche” and “Orizarska” River, 19.09.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Odontites vulgaris – habit. Osogovo, mountain ridge between lake “Gradche” and “Orizarska” River, 19.09.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Odontites vulgaris – habit. Osogovo, mountain ridge between lake “Gradche” and “Orizarska” River, 19.09.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Odontites vulgaris – habit. Osogovo, mountain ridge between lake “Gradche” and “Orizarska” River, 19.09.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Odontites vulgaris – habit. Osogovo, mountain ridge between lake “Gradche” and “Orizarska” River, 19.09.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Odontites vulgaris – inflorescence. Osogovo, mountain ridge between lake “Gradche” and “Orizarska” River, 19.09.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Odontites vulgaris – inflorescence. Osogovo, mountain ridge between lake “Gradche” and “Orizarska” River, 19.09.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Odontites vulgaris – inflorescence. Osogovo, mountain ridge between lake “Gradche” and “Orizarska” River, 19.09.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Odontites vulgaris – inflorescence. Osogovo, mountain ridge between lake “Gradche” and “Orizarska” River, 19.09.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Odontites vulgaris – inflorescence. Osogovo, mountain ridge between lake “Gradche” and “Orizarska” River, 19.09.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Odontites vulgaris – inflorescence. Osogovo, mountain ridge between lake “Gradche” and “Orizarska” River, 19.09.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Odontites vulgaris – inflorescence. Osogovo, mountain ridge between lake “Gradche” and “Orizarska” River, 19.09.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Odontites vulgaris – inflorescence. Osogovo, mountain ridge between lake “Gradche” and “Orizarska” River, 19.09.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Odontites vulgaris – spent inflorescence. Osogovo, mountain ridge between lake “Gradche” and “Orizarska” River, 19.09.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Odontites vulgaris – fruiting inflorescence. Osogovo, mountain ridge between lake “Gradche” and “Orizarska” River, 19.09.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Odontites vulgaris – stem with cauline leaves. Osogovo, mountain ridge between lake “Gradche” and “Orizarska” River, 19.09.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Odontites vulgaris – stem with cauline leaves. Osogovo, mountain ridge between lake “Gradche” and “Orizarska” River, 19.09.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Odontites vulgaris – stem with cauline leaves. Osogovo, mountain ridge between lake “Gradche” and “Orizarska” River, 19.09.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Odontites vulgaris – habit. Osogovo, near village of Beli , 12.09.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Odontites vulgaris – stem with cauline leaves and inflorescence. Osogovo, near village of Beli , 12.09.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Odontites vulgaris – stem with cauline leaves and inflorescence. Osogovo, near village of Beli , 12.09.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Odontites vulgaris – inflorescence. Osogovo, near village of Beli , 12.09.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Odontites vulgaris – inflorescence. Osogovo, near village of Beli , 12.09.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Odontites vulgaris – inflorescence. Osogovo, near village of Beli , 12.09.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Odontites vulgaris – stem with branches. Osogovo, near village of Beli , 12.09.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.

References:

Details for: Odontites vernus subsp. serotinus. Marhold, K. (2011+): Odontites. – In: Euro+Med Plantbase – the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity. Published on the Internet https://ww2.bgbm.org/EuroPlusMed/PTaxonDetail.asp?NameId=95363&PTRefFk=7200000 [Accessed 14.09.2021].

Details for: Odontites vulgaris. Marhold, K. (2011+): Odontites. – In: Euro+Med Plantbase – the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity. Published on the Internet https://ww2.bgbm.org/EuroPlusMed/PTaxonDetail.asp?NameId=72133&PTRefFk=7200000 [Accessed 14.09.2021].

Odontites vulgaris Moench. Plants of the World Online, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. http://www.plantsoftheworldonline.org/taxon/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:806466-1 [Acessed 14.09.2021].

Tutin, T.G., Heywood, V.H., Burges, N.A., Moore, D.M., Valentine, D.H., Walters, S.M. & Webb, D.A. (1972). Flora Europaea. Volume 3: Diapensiaceae to Myoporaceae. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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