Campanulaceae (bellflower family) Lobelia

Lobelia laxiflora Mexican lobelia

Arizona to Columbia

Erect shrub, 3-ft tall and as wide, with alternate, narrow leaves and red-orange, long-blooming tubular flowers on long pedicels, in the planting area near the corner of Tresidder at White Plaza and the parking lot, by the kiosk sign at the shuttle bus stop. Identification by Julie Day, Horticultural Technician, Grounds Services.

About this Entry: John Rawlings authored the main text of this entry ca. 2005. Specific epithet corrected; common name & native range updated (Nov 2023, SP).