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Lobelia puberula (Downy lobelia)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Lobelia puberula

Lobelia puberula Michx.

Downy lobelia

Campanulaceae (Bellflower Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: LOPU

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Flower:
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Blue
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct
Bloom Notes: blue flowers with white center

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , DC , DE , FL , GA , IL , IN , KY , LA , MD , MO , MS , NC , NJ , OH , OK , PA , SC , TN , TX , VA , WV

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACW FACW FACW FACW FACW
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.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:

Crosby Arboretum - Picayune, MS
Stengl Biological Research Station - Smithville, TX
Mt. Cuba Center - Hockessin, DE

Wildflower Center Seed Bank

LBJWC-1251 Collected 2012-11-17 in Harrison County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Additional resources

USDA: Find Lobelia puberula in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Lobelia puberula in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Lobelia puberula

Metadata

Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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