|Scientific Name||Lobelia berlandieri||USDA PLANTS Symbol||LOBE3|
|Common Name||Berlandier's Lobelia||ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.||34509|
|Description||Habitat: Various soil types in fields, moist areas and along streams.
Plant: Annual with smooth, erect or decumbent stems, simple or with multiple branches; up to 2 feet high.
Leaves: Variable stem leaves alternate, ovate to elliptic or lanceolate, up to 2 inches long and 1-3/8 inches wide; edges slightly dented to coarsely and irregularly-toothed.
Inflorescence: Racemes up to 10 inches long with several purplish-blue, 5-lobed blossoms 1/2-inch long; lower lip 3-lobed with yellow and white spots at base, upper two lobes narrow and recurved.
Blooming Period: Spring and summer.
References: Plants of Texas Rangelands, "Little Big Bend" by Roy Morey, "Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas" by Correll and Johnston, and "Wildflowers of Texas" by Michael Eason.
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Banner photo of Lupinus ssp. by Rick Capozza, Austin TX
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