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 Cortlandville: Lime Hollow Nature Center, Lehigh Valley Trail, east of Gracie Road, near small pond, red flowers, 19 Jul 2018, BH Summer Intern Group 77 (BH 113668);   VEmap  GOOmap
 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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