|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta||Vascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients|
|Division||Magnoliophyta||Flowering plants, also known as angiosperms|
|Class||Magnoliopsida||Dicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves|
|Subclass||Asteridae||A large class that encompasses asters|
|Order||Asterales||Flowering plants with a central disk flower and surrounding petals, like daisies|
|Family||Campanulaceae||Campanula or bellflower family; means “bell-shaped flowers”|
|Genus||Lobelia||Named for Flemish botanist Matthias de l’Obel, also known as Lobelius|
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Lobelia description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 12 Oct 2018.
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(Lobelia) · 8/7/2009 · Tom and Susan’s, Pepperell, MA
≈ 9 × 14" (23 × 35 cm) Species not yet identified