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Lobelia anatina E. Wimm.
Apache lobelia, Southwestern Blue Lobelia
USDA Symbol: LOAN
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
Usually 1 slender, erect stem topped with few sparse, deep blue-violet, bilaterally symmetrical flowers in an open raceme.
This slender little lobelia is one of several bluish-flowered species in the West.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Flower:
Bloom InformationBloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct
, NM Native Distribution:
Southern Arizona, southern New Mexico, and northern Mexico. Native Habitat:
Moist meadows, streambanks, and marshes.
National Wetland Indicator Status
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1
(Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here
for map of regions.
Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff