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Campanulaceae & Gentianaceae: Campanulaceae-Lobelia laxiflora subsp. angustifolia (A.DC.) Eakes & Lammers from California: Lobelia laxiflora subsp. angustifolia (A.DC.) Eakes & Lammers, Novon 9: 384 1999.

Syn: Lobelia angustifolia (A.DC.) Urbina; Lobelia laxiflora var. angustifolia A.DC.
Somewhat shrubby perennial up to 1.5 m tall with alternate linear-lanceolate leaves, lower stem leaves up to 10 cm long, serrate; flowers on up to 12 cm long pedicels in axils of up to 15 cm leaves; calyx very short barely 5 mm, tube short, lobes 3-4 mm; corolla 25-40 mm long, scarlet with yellow tip; filaments red or yellow, anther grey, nearly 10-12 mm long, lower two tufted, upper hirsute.
Grown along roadsides in California, often as edging.


It seems I have observed this here; somewhere in Mountainview CA


 

 

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Campanulaceae & Gentianaceae Fortnight: Campanulaceae-Lobelia laxiflora subsp. angustifolia (A.DC.) Eakes & Lammers from California-GSJUL33 Lobelia laxiflora subsp. angustifolia (A.DC.) Eakes & Lammers,  Novon 9: 384 1999.
Syn: Lobelia angustifolia (A.DC.) Urbina; Lobelia laxiflora var. angustifolia A.DC.
Somewhat shrubby perennial up to 1.5 m tall with alternate linear-lanceolate leaves, lower stem leaves up to 10 cm long, serrate; flowers on up to 12 cm long pedicels in axils of up to 15 cm leaves; calyx very short barely 5 mm, tube short, lobes 3-4 mm; corolla 25-40 mm long, scarlet with yellow tip; filaments red or yellow, anther grey, nearly 10-12 mm long, lower two tufted, upper hirsute.
Grown along roadsides in California, often as edging.


Very beautiful ornamental…thanks..


 

 
  
 
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