Lobelia inflata
Indian tobacco

Lobelia inflata
Lobelia inflata
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Botanical name: Lobelia inflata
Common name: Indian tobacco
Group: dicot
Family: Campanulaceae
Growth type: forb/herb
Duration: perennial
Origin: native
Plant height: 6 - 30"
Foliage: stem with milky sap; broad leaves alternate, sessile or with short winged petioles; pubescent; irregular toothing
Flower: flower is resupinate; white corolla tinged with blue
Flowering time: July - October
Habitat: moist ground, open woods, thickets
Range in New Jersey: statewide
Heritage ranking, if any: n/a
Misc. inflata, for the swollen fruits