Lobelia brevifolia

Family:CAMPANULACEAE
Species:Lobelia brevifolia Nuttall ex Alphonse de Candolle
Common Name:Shortleaf Lobelia
Habitat:**
Associated Ecological Communities:**
Growth Habit:Herb
Duration:Perennial
Category:Vascular
USDA Symbol:LOBR3
Plant Notes:Shortleaf Lobelia is an herbaceous perennial in the Bellflower family (Campanulaceae). It is native to the southern third of Alabama. Shortleaf Lobelia occurs in seeps, bogs, pine flatwoods, savannas, and wet roadside ditches. Shortleaf Lobelia is perennial from a knot-like taproot. Stems are single or multiple from a tap root, pubescent, erect, unbranched, and from 6 inches to 3 feet in length. The stems have a milky sap when broken, are angled in cross section, and yellowish-green in color. Leaves are alternate, 1-2 inches in length, ┬╝ inches in width, with sharply toothed margins. The leaves a numerous and reduced in size up the stem. Both the stems and leaves may take on a purple color in strong light. Flowers are produced in terminal racemes. Flowers are subtended by small leaf-like bracts. The calyx is toothed and has distinct auricles that overlap and cover the calyx tube. The corolla is zygomorphic, and two-lipped. The upper lip is two lobed and the lower lip is three lobed. The flower color ranges from very pale lavender through blue to nearly purple. The fruit is a capsule containing many small seed.--A. Diamond
Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Native, FAC+ (NWI)
References:**
Specimen: View specimen details in the Alabama Herbarium Consortium Specimen Database

** Not applicable or data not available.

Classification

FamilyCAMPANULACEAE - Bellflower family
Genus Lobelia
Species Lobelia brevifolia Nuttall ex Alphonse de Candolle - Shortleaf Lobelia

Citation

Citation LOBELIA BREVIFOLIA Nuttall ex Alph. de Candolle, in de Candolle, Prodr. 7: 377. 1839.
Basionym: **
Type: ALABAMA: Without data, Nuttall s.n. (lectotype: PH). Lectotypified by McVaugh, Rhodora 38: 290. 1936.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Dortmanna brevifolia Dortmanna brevifolia (Nuttall ex Alph. de Candolle) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 972. 1891.Lobelia brevifolia Nuttall ex Alph. de Candolle 1839. 
Lobelia ludoviciana Lobelia ludoviciana A. W. Wood, Class-Book Bot., ed. 1861. 476. 1861.  

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort; choose a county or herbaria to filter the specimen data.

Counties included on distribution map: Baldwin, Butler, Clarke, Conecuh, Covington, Crenshaw, Escambia, Geneva, Houston, Mobile, Monroe, Pike, Washington

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: AMAL, AUA, JSU, NY, TROY, UNA, USAM, UWAL

Range of years during which specimens were collected: -

Barcode / Accession No. County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
Image
AMAL00003192 Mobile 13 Oct 2012 Howard E. Horne
1911
AMAL
Lobelia brevifolia Nutt. Ex A. DC.
NY00547026 s.d. Dr. Gates
s.n.
NY
Lobelia brevifolia Nuttall ex Alphonse de Candolle
AMAL00007247 Geneva 17 Sep 2001 R. Kral
91900
AMAL
Lobelia brevifolia Nutt.
UNA00059996 Baldwin 10 Nov 2002 Tad M. Zebryk
7987
UNA
Lobelia brevifolia Nutt. ex A. DC.
AUA000027018 Baldwin 10 OCT 2007 BARGER, T. WAYNE
PERD-180
AUA
LOBELIA BREVIFOLIA NUTT. EX A. DC.
TROY000029607 Baldwin 10 Oct 2007 Terry Wayne Barger
180
TROY
Lobelia brevifolia Nuttall ex Alphonse de Candolle
AMAL00007533 Baldwin 10 Nov 2002 Tad M. Zebryk
7987
AMAL
Lobelia brevifolia Nutt. Ex A. DC.
UWAL0031016 Pike 12 Oct 2015 Diamond, Alvin R.
26890
UWAL
Lobelia brevifolia Nuttall ex Alphonse de Candolle
JSU106289 Mobile 03 Oct 1998 D. D. Spaulding
10456
JSU
Lobelia brevifolia Nuttall ex Alphonse de Candolle
AMAL00007258 Houston 17 Sep 2001 R. Kral
91883
AMAL
Lobelia brevifolia Nutt.
JSU106290 Mobile 29 Aug 1998 D. D. Spaulding
10405
JSU
Lobelia brevifolia Nuttall ex Alphonse de Candolle
AMAL00008633 Mobile 02 Oct 2002 R. Kral
93369
AMAL
Lobelia brevifolia Nutt.
USAM000003359 Mobile 16 Oct 1976 Michel G. Lelong
9590
USAM
Lobelia brevifolia Nuttall ex Alphonse de Candolle
AMAL00020003 Baldwin 10 Oct 2007 T. Wayne Barger
Perd-179
AMAL
Lobelia brevifolia Nutt ex A. DC.
AUA000008999 Mobile 12 OCT 1985 MALO, LORNE K.
AUA
LOBELIA BREVIFOLIA NUTT. EX A. DC.
TROY000043231 Pike 12 Oct 2015 Alvin R. Diamond
26890
TROY
Lobelia brevifolia Nuttall ex Alphonse de Candolle
AUA000008997 Escambia 6 SEP 1986 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
2871
AUA
LOBELIA BREVIFOLIA NUTT. EX A. DC.
UWAL0015484 Clarke 24 Sep 2014 Webb, Wayne K.
s.n.
UWAL
Lobelia brevifolia Nutt. ex A. DC.
JSU106288 Baldwin 28 Sep 1985 R. D. Whetstone
15273
JSU
Lobelia brevifolia Nuttall ex Alphonse de Candolle
UNA00043180 Mobile 28 Aug 1951 R. L. Chermock
s.n.
UNA
Lobelia brevifolia Nutt. ex A. DC.
TROY000003426 Mobile 29 Oct 1999 Brian H. Martin
374
TROY
Lobelia brevifolia Nuttall ex Alphonse de Candolle
UNA00058618 Baldwin 10 Aug 2002 Brian R. Keener
2366
UNA
Lobelia brevifolia Nutt. ex A. DC.
TROY000017044 Butler 12 Oct 2008 Alvin R. Diamond
20286
TROY
Lobelia brevifolia Nuttall ex Alphonse de Candolle
UNA00043181 Mobile 26 Aug 1965 Rebecca Deramus
D721
UNA
Lobelia brevifolia Nutt. ex A. DC.
AUA000009001 Washington 9 SEP 1970 MOORE, HAROLD D.
1028
AUA
LOBELIA BREVIFOLIA NUTT. EX A. DC.
UWAL0033265 Geneva 01 Oct 2015 Diamond, Alvin R.
26879
UWAL
Lobelia brevifolia Nuttall ex Alphonse de Candolle
AUA000009000 Pike 18 SEP 1989 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
6395
AUA
LOBELIA BREVIFOLIA NUTT. EX A. DC.
UWAL0037586 Washington 01 Nov 1995 Sorrie, B.A.
8488
UWAL
Lobelia brevifolia Nuttall ex A. DC.
AMAL00009667 Houston 26 Sep 1994 John R. MacDonald
7802
AMAL
Lobelia brevifolia Nutt. Ex A. DC.
UNA00043255 Baldwin 7 Nov 1987 Robert R. Haynes
9255
UNA
Lobelia brevifolia Nutt. ex A. DC.
TROY000037946 Conecuh 13 Sep 2013 Wayne K. Webb
s.n.
TROY
Lobelia brevifolia Nuttall ex Alphonse de Candolle
UNA00043179 Mobile _ Oct 1879 Charles Mohr
s.n.
UNA
Lobelia brevifolia Nutt. ex A. DC.
AMAL00013806 Baldwin 20 Oct 2004 R. Kral
95823
AMAL
Lobelia brevifolia Nutt.
AUA000029383 Covington 21 OCT 2009 HANSEN, CURTIS J.
4500
AUA
LOBELIA BREVIFOLIA NUTT. EX A. DC.
TROY000029498 Escambia 18 Oct 2009 Alvin R. Diamond
21064
TROY
Lobelia brevifolia Nuttall ex Alphonse de Candolle
AUA000008995 Covington 3 OCT 1987 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
3689
AUA
LOBELIA BREVIFOLIA NUTT. EX A. DC.
UWAL0032459 Washington 05 Oct 2008 Keener, Brian R.
4954
UWAL
Lobelia brevifolia Nuttall ex Alphonse de Candolle
AMAL00005272 Mobile 27 Oct 2013 Howard E. Horne
2445
AMAL
Lobelia brevifolia Nuttall ex Alphonse de Candolle
TROY000035934 Monroe 23 Sep 2012 Alvin R. Diamond
23424
TROY
Lobelia brevifolia Nuttall ex Alphonse de Candolle
AMAL00007235 Monroe 17 Sep 2001 R. Kral
91924
AMAL
Lobelia brevifolia Nutt.
UWAL0014960 Monroe 23 Sep 2012 Diamond, Alvin R.
23424
UWAL
Lobelia brevifolia Nuttall ex Alphonse de Candolle
JSU106291 Washington 01 Nov 1997 J. W. Higginbotham
355
JSU
Lobelia brevifolia Nuttall ex Alphonse de Candolle
AUA000008996 Crenshaw 25 OCT 1998 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
11512
AUA
LOBELIA BREVIFOLIA NUTT. EX A. DC.
UWAL0012481 Escambia 20 Sep 2012 Spaulding, Dan
13512
UWAL
Lobelia brevifolia Nuttall ex A. DC
AUA000008998 Geneva 6 OCT 1968 KRAL, ROBERT
33782
AUA
LOBELIA BREVIFOLIA NUTT. EX A. DC.
UNA00043178 Mobile 10 Oct 1896 Charles Mohr
s.n.
UNA
Lobelia brevifolia Nutt. ex A. DC.
UWAL0015136 Conecuh 13 Sep 2013 Webb, Wayne K.
s.n.
UWAL
Lobelia brevifolia Nuttall ex Alphonse de Candolle
AUA000008994 Conecuh 30 SEP 1995 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
10013
AUA
LOBELIA BREVIFOLIA NUTT. EX A. DC.
UWAL0038814 Mobile 02 Oct 2015 Keener, Brian R.
9255
UWAL
Lobelia brevifolia Nuttall ex A.L.P.P. de Candolle
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