Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


858

Forb
Perennial/Annual
Has milky sap (latex)

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Violet/ Blue/ Red
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 spp.   FAMILY Campanulaceae

PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lobelia spp.   FAMILY Campanulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 178-06-000:
Lobelia spp.   FAMILY Campanulaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Lobelia


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