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, east of McLean Station, pasture, 4 Jul 1915, Eames & MacDaniels 5078 (BH 16434);
 Groton, near McLean, two miles east 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, 8 Jul 1939, Smith 317 (BH 16436);
 Slaterville Swamp, swaly pasture, 8 Jul 1939, Smith 317 (BH 16432);
 Slaterville Swamp, swaly pasture, flowers white, 8 Jul 1939, Smith 1992 (BH 16437);
 Ithaca, Slaterville Swamp, swaly pasture, flowers rich violet blue, 8 Jul 1939, Smith 1993 (BH 16431);

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Lobelia spicata

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