Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3725

Forb
Perennial
Has milky sap (latex)

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Uncommon

Look for it in flatwoods, savannas, ditches, dune swales, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal rosette & alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
White/ Pale blue
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
2-lipped 5-lobed corolla
5 stamens, completely united

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Lobelia paludosa   FAMILY Campanulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lobelia paludosa   FAMILY Campanulaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
White Lobelia