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Lobelia Linnaeus. Lobelia.

Contributed by D.D. Spaulding, T.W. Barger, and B.A. Sorrie

Key to Lobelia

A genus of over 400 species, herbs, shrubs, trees, cosmopolitan.

ID notes: Vegetative Lobelia can be recognized by their milky sap, and the alternate leaves with obscure, whitish, callus-tipped, and often irregular or divergent teeth.

Ref: Bowden (1982); Lammers In Kadereit & Jeffrey (2007); McVaugh (1936a); McVaugh (1940a) In Woodson & Schery (1940); Pittman & Sorrie (2020); Rosatti (1986); Spaulding & Barger (2016); Spaulding, Barger, & Horne (2016); Thompson & Lammers (1997); Virginia Botanical Associates (2023). Show full citations.

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image of plant© Alan M. Cressler | Lobelia feayana | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Alan M. Cressler | Lobelia nuttallii | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Alan M. Cressler | Lobelia puberula | Original Image ⭷


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