Taxon  Report   10073 
Lobelia dunnii  Greene
Dunn's lobelia
Lobelia dunnii
© 2017 Trevor Schalla
More photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Lobelia dunnii
© 2013 Aaron Schusteff
Lobelia dunnii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Lobelia dunnii
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Genus: Lobelia
Subspecies and Varieties:
Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral, wetland-riparian
Habitat: canyons
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Toxicity: MAJOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Palmerella debilis
More information about  Lobelia dunnii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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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:   (Accessed: Jun 20, 2018).

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