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Location: Searcy County, Arkansas
Month of Photograph: July
Distribution Map: Lobelia inflata - Distribution Map Spacer
USDA, NRCS. 2012. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 16 January 2012). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA. Spacer Guests can be assured that there is established evidence that this plant has been found in all of the green filled counties of Arkansas. However, the white filled counties should not be interpreted as counties in which this plant does not grow. They should instead be interpreted as counties which lack officially sanction evidence of the plants presence there.

Family: Campanulaceae

Flower, lateral view

Lobelia inflata - Flower Lateral View "
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Lobelia inflata - Flower, Leaf and Stem Flower, Leaf and Stem

 

Lobelia inflata - LeafLeaf
Lobelia inflata - Leaf MarginLeaf Margin (edge)
Lobelia inflata - Flower Lateral ViewFlower, lateral view

Note the enlarged (inflated) section just below the sepals. (In this case, the leaf like blades just below the flower itself.)

Lobelia inflata - Stem Stem
Whole Plant
Lobelia inflata - Whole Plant

Upper Plant
Lobelia inflata - Upper Plant

Flower, lateral view close
Lobelia inflata - Flower Lateral View Close