Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Cardinal Flower
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lobelia cardinalis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lobelia cardinalis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lobelia cardinalis 178-06-001

The upper lip has 2 short lobes; the spreading lower lip has 3 lobes, per All About South Carolina Wildflowers.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Great Blue Lobelia
Weakley's Flora: (6/30/18) Lobelia siphilitica
INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Lobelia siphilitica var. siphilitica
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lobelia siphilitica 178-06-002

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Lobelia siphilitica


1" bright blue flowers with a white throat stripe, per All About South Carolina Wildflowers.


camera icon Common Name: Purple Lobelia, Streamside Lobelia, Longleaf Lobelia
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lobelia elongata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lobelia elongata
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lobelia elongata 178-06-003

Corolla 2-2.5cm long, tubular - 2 flaring lobes above, 3 below forming a lip, per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region.


range map need picture of flower of Lobelia amoena, Southern Lobelia
speaker icon Common Name: Southern Lobelia
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lobelia amoena
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lobelia amoena var. amoena
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lobelia amoena 178-06-004

range map need picture of flower of Lobelia glandulosa, Savanna Lobelia, Glade Lobelia
Common Name: Savanna Lobelia, Glade Lobelia
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Lobelia glandulosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lobelia glandulosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lobelia glandulosa 178-06-005

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Lobelia glandulosa


camera icon Common Name: Downy Lobelia, Hairy Lobelia
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Lobelia puberula
INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Lobelia puberula var. puberula

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database Lobelia puberula var. simulans

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lobelia puberula 178-06-006

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Lobelia puberula


A fine-hairy stem and a one-sided raceme of purplish-blue flowers 3/4" long, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Pale Spiked Lobelia, Palespike Lobelia
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Lobelia spicata
INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Lobelia spicata var. spicata

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database Lobelia spicata var. leptostachys

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database Lobelia spicata var. scaposa

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lobelia spicata 178-06-007

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Lobelia bracteata

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Lobelia leptostachys

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Lobelia spicata



Flowers borne in a slender, crowded, terminal raceme, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Indian-tobacco, Pukeweed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lobelia inflata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lobelia inflata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lobelia inflata 178-06-008

Flowers in leafy racemes; corolla tube 2-4mm long, longest lobes 2.5-4mm long, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


range map need picture of flower of Lobelia boykinii, Boykin's Lobelia
Common Name: Boykin's Lobelia
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lobelia boykinii
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lobelia boykinii
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lobelia boykinii 178-06-010

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Nuttall's Lobelia
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lobelia nuttallii
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lobelia nuttallii
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lobelia nuttallii 178-06-011

Flowers 3/8" long, light blue w white center & 2 greenish spots on lower lip, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


camera icon Common Name: Batson's Lobelia, Sandhills Lobelia, Cedar Swamp Lobelia
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Lobelia species 1

SYNONYMOUS WITH Pittman (in prep) Lobelia batsonii


Raceme less dense than that of L. elongata, per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region.


camera icon Common Name: White Lobelia
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lobelia paludosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lobelia paludosa

Calyx segments not auriculate; pedicels lacking bracteoles, per Weakley's Flora.


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