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Lobelia kalmii,
Brook Lobelia, Ontario lobelia, Kalm's Lobelia

Scientific name:  Lobelia kalmii
Common name:  Brook Lobelia, Ontario lobelia, Kalm's Lobelia
Family:  Campanulaceae, Bellflower Family
Flower color:  Blue and white
Flowering:  July - October

Lobelia kalmii, Brook Lobelia, Ontario lobelia, Kalm's Lobelia


Derivation of the botanical name:
Lobelia, named after Mathias de l'Obel, Mathias de Lobel or Matthaeus Lobelius (1538-1616), a Flemish botanist.
kalmii, named after Pehr Kalm (1715-1779), a Swedish botanist.

Lobelia kalmii, Brook Lobelia, Ontario lobelia, Kalm's Lobelia


Lobelia kalmii, Brook Lobelia, Ontario lobelia, Kalm's Lobelia


 
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