Botanical name

Wimmerella arabidea

Family

Lobeliaceae

Synonym (old name)

Laurentia arabidea
Wimmerella arabidea
Wimmerella arabidea
Wimmerella arabidea
Wimmerella arabidea
Wimmerella arabidea

Description

Dainty, tufted perennial up to 30cm, glabrous or finely hairy. Leaves mostly basal, oblanceolate--linear, entire or very shallowly toothed; flowers in ascending racemes, 3-4mm long, white or pale blue with slightly darker markings.

Differs from Lobelia in the absence of the split in the corolla tube.

Habitat

Damp places, on edge of or in streams

Flower Date

November to March