OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Cardinal Flower

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Lobelia cardinalis var. cardinalis   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Lobelia cardinalis   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lobelia cardinalis 178-06-001   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

 

Habitat: Streambanks, riverbanks, marshes, swamp forests

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Great Blue Lobelia

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Lobelia siphilitica   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Lobelia siphilitica var. siphilitica   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lobelia siphilitica 178-06-002   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

 

Habitat: Bottomlands, moist forests, ditches, wet meadows, streambanks

Common in Mountains of GA & NC (rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Purple Lobelia, Streamside Lobelia, Longleaf Lobelia

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Lobelia elongata   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lobelia elongata   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lobelia elongata 178-06-003   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

 

Habitat: River and stream margins, floodplain forests, marshes, bogs, pine savannas

Common in Carolina Coastal Plain, uncommon in GA Coastal Plain (rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Georgia Lobelia, southern lobelia

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Lobelia georgiana   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lobelia amoena var. glandulifera   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lobelia elongata 178-06-003?   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

 

Habitat: Swamps, floodplain forests, wet places

Uncommon in Coastal Plain & NC Piedmont (rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Southern Lobelia

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Lobelia amoena   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lobelia amoena var. amoena   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lobelia amoena 178-06-004   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

 

Habitat: Marshes, streambanks, seeps, floodplain forests

Uncommon (rare in Coastal Plain) (rare in NC Piedmont)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Savanna Lobelia, Glade Lobelia

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Lobelia glandulosa   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lobelia glandulosa   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lobelia glandulosa 178-06-005   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

 

Habitat: Seepage slopes, pitcherplant bogs, streamhead margins, pine savannas, pine flatwoods, margins of beaver ponds

Common in Coastal Plain

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Streamhead Lobelia, Batson's Lobelia, Springhead Lobelia, Sandhills Lobelia

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Lobelia batsonii   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

 

Habitat: Wet streamheads, white cedar swamps, and seepage slopes

Rare (endemic to the Carolina Sandhills Region)

Native to the Carolinas

 


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camera icon Common Name: Downy Lobelia, Hairy Lobelia

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Lobelia puberula   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Lobelia puberula var. puberula   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

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

 

Habitat: Forests, openings

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Pale Spiked Lobelia, Palespike Lobelia

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Lobelia spicata   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Lobelia spicata var. spicata   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

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

 

Habitat: Meadows, woodlands, disturbed areas

Common in Mountains & NC Piedmont, uncommon in Piedmont of GA & SC, rare in Coastal Plain

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Fold-ear Lobelia

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Lobelia flaccidifolia   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lobelia flaccidifolia   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

 

Habitat: Depression ponds, swampy woods along rivers and streams

Common in GA, rare in SC

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Indian-tobacco, Pukeweed

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Lobelia inflata   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lobelia inflata   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lobelia inflata 178-06-008   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

 

Habitat: Fields, meadows, gardens, open woodlands, disturbed areas

Common in Mountains & NC Piedmont (rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Boykin's Lobelia

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Lobelia boykinii   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lobelia boykinii   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lobelia boykinii 178-06-010   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

 

Habitat: Cypress ponds and depression meadows

Rare

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Nuttall's Lobelia

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Lobelia nuttallii   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lobelia nuttallii   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lobelia nuttallii 178-06-011   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

 

Habitat: Pine flatwoods, bogs, pine savannas

Common in Coastal Plain (uncommon to rare elsewhere)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Florida Lobelia

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Lobelia floridana   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lobelia floridana   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

 

Habitat: Wet pine savannas and flatwoods, depression ponds

Rare in Coastal Plain of GA (historically in NC, but not recently seen)

Native to Coastal Plain of North Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: White Lobelia

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Lobelia paludosa   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lobelia paludosa   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

 

Habitat: Wet pine flatwoods, pine savannas, ditches, dune swales

Rare

Native to Georgia

 


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