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Lobelia erinus L.

Information from the Index of California Plant Names (ICPN)
Initial Editorial Analysis 9 Jul 2008
Source of Report for California  
a Wallace, G.D. 1985. Vascular Plants of the Channel Islands of Southern California and Guadalupe Island, Baja California, Mexico. Contrib. in Science No. 365. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, as cited in Kartesz & Meacham
b Hrusa et al., ms later published in Madrono 49(2)61-98. 2002: DISTRIBUTION: SCo.; STATUS: probable waif; "escape from cultivation..."
c Hrusa et al., Madrono 49(2)61-98. 2002: DIST: SCo: Hrusa et al. Current Status: Casual: DOC: Marin Co.: Howell, J.T. (1970, p. 357); Santa Barbara Co.: Escape from cultivation on Cold Spring Road south of and near La Paz Road intersection, Montecito. June 16, 1965, H.M. Pollard s.n. (CDA, RSA, SBBG).
Initial Editorial Comments in no way mentioned in Manual of Flowering Plants of California, Abrams & Ferris, Illustrated Flora of the Pacific States, Munz, Munz Southern California Flora, The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1]; indicated in scattered states in Kartesz & Meacham; native of South Africa, occasionally escaping but evidently not established (at least not so indicated) in Michigan according to Voss (Michigan Flora, Part III); according to Source c, in California occurring as a waif, in SCo (12 Feb 2003)
Correspondence and Comments Subsequent to Initial Analysis
Correspondence 1 Treatment, author notes, and editor notes submitted for The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2] by Tina Ayers see Comment 1
Editorial Comments 1 Correspondence 1 indicates that for The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2] Lobelia erinus L. is to be treated as a waif in CA.
Editorial Summary and Current Status
Editorial Summary rejection, not naturalized in CA, a waif
Current Status JFP-3, accepted name for taxon occurring in CA only as a waif and/or garden escape, not naturalized
Current Status Authority The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2]
Current Status Date 9 Jul 2008
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List of ICPN names in Lobelia
List of names from ICPN, Hrusa's Crosswalk, and Jepson Flora in Lobelia

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