Lobelia kalmiiL.
accepted accepted accepted
Ontario Lobelia


CAYUGA FLORA (1926) NOTES: Wet marly ledges, springs, and shores; frequent. July-Sept. Newf. to Man. and Minn., southw. to N. J., Ohio, Mich., and Iowa; rare or absent on the Coastal Plain and in acid N. E. Two forms occur in the Cayuga Lake Basin: (a) Strict, slender, usually unbranched; the branches, if present, erect; leaves narrowly linear. Marly shores and bogs: Spencer Lake; Larch Meadow (D.); Farley Point (D.!); Vandemark Pond; Lowery Ponds; Miller Bog, Spring Lake. (b) Lower, stouter, more diffuse, often much branched; leaves longer and proportionally broader, linear-oblanceolate. Marlv ledges in the ravines and on the lake shores: Enfield Glen (D.); Buttermilk Glen (D.!) ; Six Mile Creek (D.); Cascadilla Glen (D.); Fall Creek Gorge (D.!); Taughannock Gorge (D.!); Salmon Creek ravine (D.!). Whether these forms are more than ecological in nature is not at present known.

BH SPECIMENS FOR Lobelia kalmii (this list may be incomplete)
 Ithaca, Larch Swamp, Form. With strict stem, narrow leaves, short calyx lobes and glandlike bracteoles, often below the middle of the pedicel, 21 Jul 1876, Dudley (BH 48614);
 Ithaca, Fall Creek Gorge below Beebe Lake, moist rock ledges, corolla blue, 11 Sep 1946, Huttleston 164 (BH 16394);
 City of Ithaca, Cornell University campus, Hydraulic Plant, Fall Creek, 18 Aug 1919, Randolph (BH 201891);
 Enfield, Enfield Ravine, Aug 1900, Bailey (BH 16381);
 Ithaca, rocks of Ithaca gorge, 19 Sep 1884, Coville (BH 16390);
 Ithaca, 21 Sep 1882, DeForest (BH 16391);
 Ithaca, Fall Creek gorge, below Triphammer Falls, wet rocks, perennial, corolla light blue marked with white lower lip, 28 Aug 1947, Dress 80 (BH 16393);
 Ithaca, Cascadilla, 15 Sep 1879, Dudley (BH 16380);
 Ithaca, south side of Fall Creek, below Triphammer Falls, rocks, 18 Aug 1875, Dudley 549 (BH 16385);
 Ithaca, Buttermilk Falls, 29 Aug 1916, Dunlap (BH 16389);
 Ithaca, Fall Creek, Triphammer Falls, wet limy cliffs, 18 Aug 1919, Eames 12969 (BH 16386);
 Ithaca, Fall Creek Ravine, below Beebe Lake, dry crevices in shale, 27 Jul 1913, Eames 1183 (BH 16383);
 Ithaca, Fall Creek, north side of Triphammer Falls, cliffs, 30 Jul 1916, Metcalf 7214 (BH 16387);
 Ithaca, Fall Creek Ravine, below Forest Home, shale ledges, 30 Jul 1913, Palmer 1182 (BH 16382);
 Ithaca, Cascadilla Ravine, 2 Oct 1887, Rowlee (BH 16388);
 Ithaca, Fall Creek Ravine, below Beebe Lake, moist cliff, 31 Aug 1915, Thomas 5079 (BH 16384);


Lobelia kalmii