Botanical name

Lobelia coronopifolia

Family

Lobeliaceae
Lobelia coronopifolia
Lobelia coronopifolia
Lobelia coronopifolia
Lobelia coronopifolia
Lobelia coronopifolia

Description

Tufted shrublet branching from base, up to 30cm. Leaves linear to lanceolate, margins pinnatifid-dentate, slightly rolled under; bears 1 to few large, hairless, usually dark blue flowers, on wiry, leafless stalks 10-28cm long.

Lobelia chamaepitys has mostly solitary, smaller flowers, 10-16mm long, on stems 7-12cm long.

Habitat

Lower stony slopes and sandy flats

Flower Date

October to April