Lobelia spicata Lam. var. scaposa McVaugh

Locations ofLobelia spicata Lam. var. scaposa McVaugh in Virginia

Show image with county labels


Botanical Name
Lobelia spicata Lam. var. scaposa McVaugh
Common Name
Pale-spike Lobelia
Flora of Virginia Name/Status
Lobelia spicata Lam. var scaposa McVaugh
Map is incomplete pending the additional herbarium work needed to map the two recognized varieties fully. See full species map for Lobelia spicata. Var. scaposa is distinctive in its basally disposed leaves and very pale flowers. It is the most common and widespread of the two vars. in VA.
Dry-mesic to dry forests, woodlands, clearings, and old fields. Frequent and widespread in the Piedmont and at low elevations in the nw. and wc. mountains; rare in the Coastal Plain.
Native Status

To save this map, right-click (control-click for Mac users) on the map and choose "Save Image As...".