TOMPKINS COUNTY FLORA
Lobelia spicataL.
Mitchell NYNYFA TCUSDA NY
accepted accepted accepted
Palespike Lobelia

Campanulaceae

CAYUGA FLORA (1926) NOTES: Damp sandy pasture lands ; rare. July-Sept. About one mile e. of McLean (L.H. MacDaniels, A.J.E., & K.M.W.) ; first detected in 1915 and appearing as though recently introduced. Native : P. E. I. to Sask., southw. to Fla., Ala., and Tex. ; frequent on the Coastal Plain. This species generally inhabits neutral or slightly acid sandy or gravelly soils.


BH SPECIMENS FOR Lobelia spicata (this list may be incomplete)
 Dryden, E of McLean Station, pasture, 4 Jul 1915, MacDaniels & Eames 5078 (BH 16434);
 Groton, near McLean, two miles NE of railroad station, between railroad and Beaver Brook, swampy field, 27 Jul 1918, Randolph 10819 (BH 16433);
 Ithaca, 1935, Rowlee (BH 16435);
 Slaterville Swamp, swaly pasture, flowers white, 8 Jul 1939, Smith 1992 (BH 16437);
 Slaterville Swamp, swaly pasture, 8 Jul 1939, Smith 317 (BH 16432);
 Ithaca, Slaterville Swamp, swaly pasture, flowers rich violet blue, 8 Jul 1939, Smith 1993 (BH 16431);

SPECIMENS OF Lobelia spicata var. hirtella
 Slaterville Swamp, swaly pasture, 8 Jul 1939, Smith 317 (BH 16436);

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