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Connecticut Plants
Cardinal Flower
Lobelia cardinalis L.
  • Family: bellflower (Campanulaceae)
  • Habitat: streambanks, swamps
  • Height: 2-4 feet
  • Flower size: 1-1/2 inches long
  • Flower color: red
  • Flowering time: July to September
  • Origin: native
Lobelia cardinalis L.
Lobelia cardinalis L.
Lobelia cardinalis L.

Photographed in mid-July in Sussex County, New Jersey.