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Trematolobelia wimmeri

Trematolobelia wimmeri O. Deg. & I. Deg.

Kohala False Lobelia, Kohala Mountain False Lobelia

Campanulaceae (Bellflower family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: TRWI2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 12 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink , Yellow , Green
Bloom Time: Sep , Oct , Nov
Bloom Notes: Yellowish green, often streaked with pink.

Distribution

USA: HI
Native Habitat: Wet forests, wet shrubland.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FAC
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.

Bibliography

Bibref 1798 - Manual of the Flowering Plants of Hawaii, Revised Edition (1999) Wagner, W.L.; Herbst, D.R.; Sohmer, S.H.

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Web Reference

Webref 49 - Flora of the Hawaiian Islands (2020) Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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

Metadata

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

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