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Cardinal Flower (Lobelia cardinalis)
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Image ID: 2016/yrt257

Cardinal Flower (Lobelia cardinalis)


Family: Campanulaceae (Bluebell)
Height: 2 to 4 ft.
Blooms: July to September
Leaf Type: toothed
Bloom Size:  1.5 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Elongate clusters, Irregular blossoms
Location: Youghiogheny River Trail
Date:  8/6/2016
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