Lobelia glandulosa

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Common name: glade lobelia [1]

Lobelia glandulosa
Lobelia glandulosa SEF.jpg
Photo by the Southeastern Flora Database
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta - Flowering plants
Class: Magnoliopsida - Dicots
Order: Campanulales
Family: Campanulaceae
Genus: Lobelia
Species: L. glandulosa
Binomial name
Lobelia glandulosa
Natural range of Lobelia glandulosa from USDA NRCS Plants Database.

Taxonomic Notes

Synonyms: none

Varieties: none


L. glandulosa is a perennial forb/herb of the Campanulaceae family native to North America. [1]


L. glandulosa is found along the southeastern coast of the United States from Mississippi to Maryland. [1]



L. glandulosa is found in seepage slopes, pitcher-plant bogs, streamhead margins, pine savannas, flatwoods, and margins of beaver ponds. [2] Specimens have been collected from cypress palm palmettos in sandy peat of cypress dome, low swamp, wiregrass bog, mixed hardwood, wiregrass savanna, pine flatwoods, and edge of limesink pond. [3]


L. glandulosa has been observed flowering all months of the year except June and August. [4]

Use by animals

The Twin-spot Skipper (Oligoria maculata) has been observed on this species. [5]

Conservation and Management

L. glandulosa is listed as endangered/extirpated by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources Natural Heritage Program. [1]

Cultivation and restoration

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References and notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 USDA Plant Database https://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=LOGL
  2. Weakley, A. S. (2015). Flora of the Southern and Mid-Atlantic States. Chapel Hill, NC, University of North Carolina Herbarium.
  3. URL: http://herbarium.bio.fsu.edu. Last accessed: June 2018. Collectors: R. Kral, S.C. Hood, C. Jackson, R.K. Godfrey, Loran C. Anderson, Ann F. Johnson, Nancy Edmonson, Sidney McDaniel, K. Craddock Burks, Christopher Campbell, Robert Lazor, John B. Nelson, R. H. Wnek, John Morrill, Sara J. Noyes, P. Denelle, G. Fleming, O. Lakela, R. R> Smith, T. Myint, A. F. Clewell, Robert Blaisdell, George R. Cooley, R. J. eaton, J. D. Ray, R. W. Long, Wm. G. Atwater, R.A. Norris, R. Komarek, R.L. Wilbur, F. G> Tarbox, O.M. Freeman, Harry E. Ahles, S.L. Orzell, E.L. Bridges, P. Sheridan, Frankie Snow. States and counties: Florida (Martin, Okaloosa, Liberty, Bay, jackson, Bay, Santa Rosa, Franklin, Leon, Gadsden, Liberty, Sarasota, Nassau, Calhoun, Wakulla, Taylor, Levy, Lafayette, Madison, Hernando, Volusia, Okaloosa, Okeechobee, Citrus, Putnam, Charlotte, Collier, Union, Martin, Hillsborough, Dade, Pasco, Dixie, St. John) South Carolina (Jasper, Horry, Berkeley) Alabama (houston, Russell) Georgia (Thomas, Emanuel, Clinch, Atkinson, Grady)
  4. Nelson, G. PanFlora: Plant data for the eastern United States with emphasis on the Southeastern Coastal Plains, Florida, and the Florida Panhandle. www.gilnelson.com/PanFlora/ Accessed: 24 MAY 2018
  5. Observation by Edwin Bridges in Polk County Fl., comment by E. Michael Powell and Linda Cooper, November 16, 2016, posted to Florida Flora and Ecosystematics Facebook Group.