Taxon  Report   8515 
Lobelia erinus  L.
Edging lobelia
Click on a photo to see it bigger.
Lobelia erinus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California.

Interactive Distribution Map

Observation Hotline
(observation details + photos)

point, line, or polygon

Plant Characteristics
and Associations

Bloom Period
Lobelia erinus
© 2006 Adonis (Don) Tate
Genus: Lobelia
escaped cultivar
Toxicity: MAJOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
Alternate Names:
(according to)

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

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)


Search the International Plants Names Index

Search (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:   (Accessed: Mar 24, 2018).

The information on this page comes from diverse sources. None of the links are sponsored.