Wild Florida Photo - Lobelia paludosa - White Lobelia

Lobelia paludosa

White Lobelia

Florida native

Orange Co. FL 05/12/05
Orange Co. FL 05/12/05
Orange Co. FL 05/12/05

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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:
  Lobelia amoena var. glandulifera - SOUTHERN LOBELIA
  Lobelia amoena - SOUTHERN LOBELIA
  Lobelia brevifolia - SHORTLEAF LOBELIA
  Lobelia cardinalis - CARDINALFLOWER
  Lobelia glandulosa - GLADE LOBELIA

Date record last modified: Aug 07, 2016

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