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Lindernia grandiflora

Lindernia grandiflora Nutt.

Savanna False-pimpernel, Savannah False Pimpernel

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort family)

Synonym(s): Ilysanthes grandiflora

USDA Symbol: LIGR8

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Mat-forming, prostrate stems up to about 16 inches long.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Blue , Purple
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec


Native Habitat: Swamps, low woods and grasslands, wet depressions, ditches, along edges of streams and ponds, usually in sandy soil.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Status: OBL
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.

Web Reference

Webref 57 - Atlas of Florida Plants (2020) Institute for Systematic Botany
Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2020-11-09
Research By: CBR

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