Cardinal flower

Lobelia cardinalis -- Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants

Lobelia cardinalis

Native in Florida

This dicotyledon exists in floodplain forests and spring runs. There are 13 species of Lobelia occurring in Florida (Wunderlin, 2003). Cardinal flower is found extensively throughout the US and Canada (Kartesz, 1999).

View the herbarium specimen image from the University of Florida Herbarium Digital Imaging Projects.