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|Family: Campanulaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Lobelia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Lobelia erinus L.
Habit: Perennial herb. Stem: decumbent to sprawling, 0.8--2.5 dm, < 4 mm diam, light green. Flower: corolla glabrous, blue, tube 6--10 mm, upper sinus >> lateral; anther tube 2.3--3 mm, triangular bristle at tips of 2 shorter anthers present. Chromosomes: n=7.
Ecology: Disturbed areas; Elevation: < 50 m. Bioregional Distribution: SCo (San Diego Co.); Distribution Outside California: Sudan to Somalia, South Africa. Flowering Time: Apr
Unabridged Note: Commonly cultivated ornamental; perhaps naturalized in Great Britain, Portugal.
eFlora Treatment Author: Tina Ayers
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Lobelia dunnii var. serrata
Next taxon: Nemacladus
Citation for this treatment: Tina Ayers 2016. Lobelia erinus, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=31305, accessed on October 22, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on October 22, 2016.