Lobelia spicata Lam.

Spiked Lobelia

Names and Myths

Lobelia  Of Lobel (a Flemish botanist Matthias de Lobel 1538-1616)

spicata spicate

Natural history / Folklore

Grows in meadows and fields, has been called a rather common weed.


Most of the leaves are either scattered on the stem, or in another form basal. The flowers are 1.5 cm, small for lobelia, and blue or white in color.

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