Lobelia erinus L.
Lobelia erinoides L.
|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)|
|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 erinus description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 26 Dec 2011.
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7/17/2005 · Kevin & Becky’s, Rockland, ME
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