Calflora
Taxon  Report   8515    
Lobelia erinus  L.
Edging lobelia
Lobelia erinus
© 2018 David Greenberger
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Lobelia erinus
© 2015 Keir Morse
Lobelia erinus
© 2017 James Bailey
Lobelia erinus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California.

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Lobelia erinus
© 2006 Adonis (Don) Tate
Family: CAMPANULACEAE  
Genus: Lobelia
Communities: escaped cultivar

Toxicity: MAJOR, DERMATITIS

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Lobelia erinoides
More information about  Lobelia erinus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (LOER)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 12, 2018).

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