Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2881

Forb
Has milky sap (latex)

Native to the Carolinas
Documented growing wild in - NC SC

Uncommon, endemic to the Sandhills Region of NC-SC

Look for it in wet streamheads and seepage slopes, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Blue?
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
2-lipped 5-lobed corolla
5 stamens, completely united
Flowers in a terminal raceme

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Asterales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Lobelia species 1   FAMILY Campanulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Pittman (in prep)
Lobelia batsonii

 

COMMON NAME:
Batson's Lobelia, Sandhills Lobelia