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Lobelia siphilitica var. ludoviciana

Lobelia siphilitica L. var. ludoviciana A. DC.

Great Blue Lobelia, Great Lobelia

Campanulaceae (Bellflower family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 4 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Blue , Purple
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep


USA: AR , CO , IA , IL , KS , LA , MN , MO , MS , ND , NE , OK , SD , TX , WI , WY
Canada: MB
Native Habitat: Swamps, fens, moist meadows, stream and river banks, edges of lakes and ponds, moist meadows, bottomland forests, roadsides.

Web Reference

Webref 34 - Go Botany (2019) Native Plant Trust
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Lobelia siphilitica var. ludoviciana in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Lobelia siphilitica var. ludoviciana in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Lobelia siphilitica var. ludoviciana


Record Modified: 2021-03-26
Research By: CBR

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