TOMPKINS COUNTY FLORA
Lobelia siphiliticaL.
Mitchell NYNYFA TCUSDA NY
accepted accepted accepted
Blue Cardinal Flower, Great Blue Lobelia, Great Lobelia

Campanulaceae

CAYUGA FLORA (1926) NOTES: Calcareous springy places; abundant. Aug.-Sept. Generally distributed throughout the basin where calcareous springs occur; rare in the more acid regions on the higher hills. Me. and Ont. to S. Dak. and Colo., southw. to Ga., La., and Kans.; rare or absent on the Coastal Plain.


BH SPECIMENS FOR Lobelia siphilitica (this list may be incomplete)
 Ithaca, Beebe Lake, 15 Sep 1953, Dilger WCD426 (BH 111790);
 Ithaca, Renwick, 1 Aug 1915, anonymous (BH 16398);
 Ithaca, Forest Home, 16 Oct 1890, anonymous (BH 16416);
 Ithaca, moist roadside, 15 Sep 1917, Bailey (BH 16410);
 Dryden, Ringwood Hollow, roadside, 27 Aug 1917, Bechtel 8885 (BH 16395);
 Ithaca, Fall Creek, above Forest Home, in pasture, 21 Sep 1917, Bechtel & Jones 8887 (BH 16411);
 Ithaca, Sapsucker Woods, ca. 0.5 mile south of Route 13, in shady damp area, among tall grasses, infrequent, flower violet, herb ca. 0.4 m tall, 16 Sep 1985, Bernstein 13 (BH 16403);
 Ithaca, Forest Home, Fall Creek, 8 Aug 1908, Brown (BH 16399);
 Ithaca Flats, 5 Oct 1904, Burnham (BH 16415);
 Ithaca, Six MIle Creek, below Van Natta's Dam, moist south bank, corolla blue, 5 Sep 1948, Clausen 7315 (BH 16400);
 Ithaca, Fall Creek Valley, near rifle range, moist springy place, 5 Oct 1935, Clausen & Hunt 2079 (BH 16423);
 Dryden, Mud Creek, boggy woods along creek, 30 Aug 1915, Dean 5074 (BH 16396);
 Ithaca, Cascadilla, 30 Sep 1882, DeForest (BH 16427);
 Town of Ithaca, south of the city of Ithaca, in the Cayuga Inlet Valley, in the Howard Edward Babcock Preserve, a Cornell natural area, south of the Lick Brook gorge, north of thr pipeline and west of the Lehigh Valley Railroad tracks, Steep slope and open bottomlands, in wet field at edge of woods, flowers bright blue, 29 Sep 2005, Dirig 7718 (BH 16420);
 Ithaca, Fall Creek Gorge below Triphammer Falls, 28 Aug 1947, Dress 81 (BH 16418);
 Ithaca, Six Mile Creek, 10 Aug 1875, Dudley 548 (BH 16424);
 Newfield, Van Buskirks Glen, 12 Aug 1939, Dyal (BH 16426);
 Ithaca, above Fall Creek above Forest Home, low, alluvial field, 12 Oct 1914, Eames 3226 (BH 16402);
 Ithaca, south of Coy Glen, springy hillside, 29 Aug 1915, Eames 5075 (BH 16397);
 Dryden, Mud Creek, low marshy woods, 10 Aug 1913, Eames & MacDaniels 1179 (BH 16401);
 Ithaca, Six Mile Creek, near stream bank opposite Beech Woods, low thicket, 23 Aug 1915, Eames & Thomas 5077 (BH 16428);
 Ithaca, Coy Glen, 0.5 miles northwest of 5 Mile Drive following stream. Coy Glen is 1.2 miles south on 5 Mile Drive which is 0.8 mile from The Commons on West State Street, growing in shale at bottom of cliff with Clematis and Compositae (at least 3 spp.) Solitary ca. 0.1 m tall, solitary, ca. 0.1 m tall, 28 Sep 1985, Ellis 309 (BH 16404);
 Near Trumansburg (corrected spelling), Wet roadsides among grass, 17 Sep 1924, Gray 768 (BH 16412);
 Ithaca, Collegetown, on side of gorge in wet soil, Herb ca. .6 meters tall. Corolla tube blue and white striped. Free end of petals blue, 18 Sep 1983, Haas 61 (BH 16417);
 Ithaca, by Forest Home along Fall Creek, open, moist ground, corolla rich blue, 28 Aug 1946, Huttleston 160 (BH 16413);
 West Danby, Lindsay Parsons Preserve, along railroad track, Herb, no latex, corolla purple with white stripes on abaxial side, 31 Aug 2000, Livshultz (BH 16422);
 West Danby, Lindsay Parsons Preserve, along railroad track, herb, no latex, corolla purple with white stripes on abaxial side, 31 Aug 2000, Livshultz (BH 16421);
 Ithaca, between Fall Creek, East Hill, and Cayuga Lake, open alluvial and marshy flats, 1 Aug 1916, Metcalf 7213 (BH 16430);
 Ithaca, Six Mile Creek, ca. 3 miles southeast of Ithaca Commons on Rt 79 to dirt road running west to upper reservoir, along trail following creek 200 yards from dam, rock outcroppings, moist, shaded, 11 Sep 1985, Meyer (BH 16405);
 Ithaca, Inlet, 19 Sep 1885, Moore (BH 16406);
 Ulysses, Taughannock Gorge, moist stream bank, 7 Aug 1920, Muenscher & Bechtel 500 (BH 16419);
 Ithaca, Larch Meadows, swale, 10 Aug 1913, Palmer 1180 (BH 16425);
 Ithaca, Cayuga Heights, north of entrance to Pleasant Grove Cemetery, by spring, whole plant marked with a bluish tinge, 14 Aug 1913, Palmer 1178 (BH 16429);
 Ulysses, Trumansburg, two miles south of, east of Jacksonville Road, in moist thicket in somewhat poorly drained soil, herb, ca. 8 dm high, Sep 1983, Paratley 6 (BH 16414);
 Groton, Waterworks lot, 13 Aug 1898, Rhodes (BH 16408);
 Town of Groton, McLean, Cemetery Lane, wet ditch, 11 Jul 1972, Wesley FRW1373 (BH 16409);
 Ithaca, 10 Aug 1875, Wiegand (BH 16407);

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