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  • Lobelia perpusilla

      Endemic At risk nationally uncommon.
    • Scientific Name: Lobelia perpusilla
    • Type: Native
    • Plant Life-form Type: short
    • Taxonomy: Hook. f.
    • Presence: North and South Island
    • Habitat: Lowland and upland on margins of water bodies, often submerged
    • Temperature (°C): up to 28
    • Hardness (ppm): Hardy
    • Difficulty: Easy
    • Propagation: Seeds and vegetative fragments
    • Features: A creeping herb that forms a low turf when emersed, but erect leafy stems to 10 cm tall when submerged. Submerged leaves are narrow and toothed, up to 10 mm long. Flowers are white with 5 lobes, 8-10 mm long produced on emersed plants.
    • Source: TIFBIS
    • Synonym: Pratia perpusilla (Hook. f.) Hook. f.
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