TOMPKINS COUNTY FLORA
Lobelia cardinalisL.
Mitchell NYNYFA TCUSDA NY
accepted accepted accepted
Red Cardinal Flower

Campanulaceae

CAYUGA FLORA (1926) NOTES: Stream banks, pond shores, and swales, occasionally in clays, most abundant in calcareous gravels; frequent. July 20-Sept. 1. Abundant near Spencer Lake and Summit Marsh (D. !) ; White Church Valley (D. !) ; marshes near the Inlet and Fall Creek (D.) ; especially abundant about some of the Cortland marl ponds (D. !) ; Asbury; Cayuga Marshes (D.) ; Ellis Hollow (D.) ; and elsewhere. A pale pink form (forma rosea St. John, see Rhodora 21:217, 1919) occurs n. of Spencer Lake and in Summit Marsh. S. N.B. to Ont., Kans., and Colo., southw. to Fla. and Tex.; frequent on the Coastal Plain, where it apparently inhabits more acid soils than here.


BH SPECIMENS FOR Lobelia cardinalis (this list may be incomplete)
 Town of Dryden, 107 Neimi Road, Five Wells Farms, stream bank, in thicket, 30 Jul 1967, Dilger WCD427 (BH 111791);
 Ithaca, near Enfield, 12 Aug 1920, Bailey (BH 16345);
 Ithaca, 27 Jul 1879, Bailey (BH 16344);
 Ithaca, Sapsucker Woods, ca. 0.5 mile south of Route 13, in shady damp area, among tall grasses, Infrequent, flower bright red, Herb ca. 1.0 m . tall, 16 Sep 1985, Bernstein 12 (BH 16346);
 McLean, 27 Aug 1908, Brown (BH 16342);
 Lansing, Asbury, side of stream, 4 Aug 1917, Gershoy 8882 (BH 16343);
 McLean, Isoetes Pond, edge of pond, 4 Sep 1920, Randolph (BH 16341);
 McLean, near Mud Pond, stream, 26 Jul 1919, Randolph & Wiegand (BH 16348);
 Ithaca, Ellis Hollow, Snyder Hill, north slope, Oct 1984, Rounds 28 (BH 16347);

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