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Cardinal Flower (Lobelia cardinalis)

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Cardinal Flower (Lobelia cardinalis)
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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: Allegheny Highlands Trail
Date:  9/7/2002
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