Wild Florida Photo - Lobelia paludosa

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Lobelia paludosa

WHITE LOBELIA

Florida native

 

A common wildflower of wet flatwoods from the central panhandle east and most of the peninsula. Also found in adjacent areas of Alabama and Georgia.
The basal, spatulate to elliptic leaves present at flowering time help identify this species. Another lobelia with basal leaves is L. floridana, found in the central and west panhandle.

 
Lobelia paludosa is a member of the Campanulaceae - Bellflower family.

Other species of the Lobelia genus in the Wild Florida Photo database:
  View  Lobelia glandulosa - GLADE LOBELIA
  View  Lobelia amoena var. glandulifera - SOUTHERN LOBELIA
  View  Lobelia amoena - SOUTHERN LOBELIA
  View  Lobelia cardinalis - CARDINALFLOWER
  View  Lobelia brevifolia - SHORTLEAF LOBELIA


Native Florida Plants

  Robert G. Haehle; Joan Brookwell
 Low Maintenance Landscaping and Gardening

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Native landscapes are easier to maintain, use less water and thrive without chemical pesticides and fertilizers. Native Florida Plants describes every type of regional flora—-from seaside foliage and wildflowers to grassy meadows, shrubs, vines, and aquatic gardens—-in 301 profiles and accompanying color photographs.


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