Lobelia puberula Nutt. - Downy Lobelia
Family - Campanulaceae
Flowering - June - November.
Habitat - Hammocks, swamps, meadows, open woods.
Origin - Native to North America.
Other information - This attractive species can be found throughout Alabama and is probably present in every county. The plant can be identified by its pubescent stems and leaves (at least at the base) and blue flowers (rarely white). The flowers are +/-1.5cm long.
Photographs taken at Tuskegee National Forest, AL., 10-9-04.