Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

Your search found 12 taxa.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Cardinal Flower
Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Lobelia cardinalis var. cardinalis   FAMILY: Campanulaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Lobelia cardinalis   FAMILY: Campanulaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lobelia cardinalis 178-06-001   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

 

Look for it on streambanks, riverbanks, marshes, swamp forests

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Great Blue Lobelia
Weakley's Flora: (6/30/18) Lobelia siphilitica   FAMILY: Campanulaceae
INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Lobelia siphilitica var. siphilitica   FAMILY: Campanulaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lobelia siphilitica 178-06-002   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

 

Look for it in bottomlands, moist forests, ditches, wet meadows, streambanks

Common in Mountains (rare in NC Piedmont)

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Purple Lobelia, Streamside Lobelia, Longleaf Lobelia
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lobelia elongata   FAMILY: Campanulaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lobelia elongata   FAMILY: Campanulaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lobelia elongata 178-06-003   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

 

Look for it on river and stream margins, in floodplain forests, marshes, bogs, pine savannas

Common in NC-SC Coastal Plain (uncommon to rare elsewhere)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Southern Lobelia
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lobelia amoena   FAMILY: Campanulaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lobelia amoena var. amoena   FAMILY: Campanulaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lobelia amoena 178-06-004   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

 

Look for it in marshes, streambanks, seeps, floodplain forests

Uncommon (rare in GA Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Savanna Lobelia, Glade Lobelia
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Lobelia glandulosa   FAMILY: Campanulaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lobelia glandulosa   FAMILY: Campanulaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lobelia glandulosa 178-06-005   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

 

Look for it in seepage slopes, pitcher-plant bogs, streamhead margins, pine savannas, flatwoods, margins of beaver ponds

Common in Coastal Plain (rare in Piedmont)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Springhead Lobelia, Batson's Lobelia, Sandhills Lobelia, Cedar Swamp Lobelia
Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Lobelia species 1   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

 

Look for it in wet streamheads and seepage slopes

Uncommon, endemic to the Sandhills Region of NC-SC

Native to the Carolinas

 


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camera icon Common Name: Downy Lobelia, Hairy Lobelia
Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Lobelia puberula   FAMILY: Campanulaceae
INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Lobelia puberula var. puberula   FAMILY: Campanulaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lobelia puberula 178-06-006   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

 

Look for it in forests, openings

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Pale Spiked Lobelia, Palespike Lobelia
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Lobelia spicata   FAMILY: Campanulaceae
INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Lobelia spicata var. spicata   FAMILY: Campanulaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lobelia spicata 178-06-007   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

 

Look for it in meadows, woodlands, disturbed areas

Common in Mountains & NC Piedmont, uncommon in SC Piedmont, rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Indian-tobacco, Pukeweed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lobelia inflata   FAMILY: Campanulaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lobelia inflata   FAMILY: Campanulaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lobelia inflata 178-06-008   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

 

Look for it in fields, meadows, gardens, open woodlands, disturbed areas

Common (rare in Coastal Plain) (rare in GA Piedmont)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Boykin's Lobelia
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lobelia boykinii   FAMILY: Campanulaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lobelia boykinii   FAMILY: Campanulaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lobelia boykinii 178-06-010   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

 

Look for it in cypress ponds & depression meadows

Rare

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Nuttall's Lobelia
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lobelia nuttallii   FAMILY: Campanulaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lobelia nuttallii   FAMILY: Campanulaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lobelia nuttallii 178-06-011   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

 

Look for it in flatwoods, bogs, savannas

Common in Coastal Plain (uncommon to rare elsewhere)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: White Lobelia
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lobelia paludosa   FAMILY: Campanulaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lobelia paludosa   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

 

Look for it in flatwoods, savannas, ditches, dune swales

Uncommon

Native to Georgia

 


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