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
- Fire Pink
Fire pink is radially symmetrical, while cardinal flower is markedly asymmetrical, with three lower petals and two lateral petals.