OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Lobelia georgiana   FAMILY Campanulaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lobelia amoena var. glandulifera   FAMILY Campanulaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 178-06-003?:
Lobelia elongata   FAMILY Campanulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Lobelia glandulifera

 

COMMON NAME:
Georgia Lobelia, southern lobelia


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Lobelia georgiana   FAMILY Campanulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lobelia amoena var. glandulifera   FAMILY Campanulaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 178-06-003?:
Lobelia elongata   FAMILY Campanulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Lobelia glandulifera

 

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4532

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Uncommon in Coastal Plain & NC Piedmont, rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

Habitat: swamps, floodplain forests, wet places, per Weakley's Flora

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DOES THE PLANT HAVE "MILKY SAP"?
Has milky sap (latex)

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Blue-violet
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
2-lipped 5-lobed corolla
5 stamens, completely united

Flowers in a terminal raceme

FRUIT:
Capsule

 

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