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