plant-banner1

Plant Details

Lobelia inflata

Indian Tobacco

Scientific Name:

Lobelia inflata

Common Name:

Indian Tobacco

Plant Family

Native/Alien:

Native

Type:

Annual

Bloom Color(s):

blue to lavender

Size in Feet:

4

Light:

full sun

Soil Moisture:

mesic(*)

Bloom Time:

July - August - September - October - November

Bloom Area:

Piedmont, Mountains, rare Coast

Flower Spike

image

Black Mountain, mid July 2004
© MB Baumeister

Plant in Bud and Bloom

It is about 2 feet tall

image

Black Mountain
© MB Baumeister

Closeup of Blooms

The stem is slightly hairy. Note the long sepals.

image

Black Mountain
© MB Baumeister

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


Bird-Friendly Native Plants



Permalink - (right click to save this page to your bookmarks)

<<< PREVIOUS

NEXT >>>

Comments - Leave a comment or read what's been added!
Commenting is not available in this channel entry.

back to top
go to gallery
back to Initial l Gallery
back to orchids
back to Carnivorous Plants
back to Trilliums