Classification Hierarchy
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Tracheophyta
Superdivision Spermatophyta
Division Magnoliophyta
Class Magnoliopsida
Subclass Asteridae
Order Campanulales
Family Campanulaceae
Genus Lobelia
Species Lobelia cardinalis
Cardinalflower

Date: August 17, 2011. Location: Hickory Hill (map)

BONAP, FNA, ITIS, USDA, VPI

Scientific Name: Lobelia cardinalis (xxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx)

Common Name: Cardinalflower

Origin: Native

Notes: Dr. Thomas Lammers at the U. of Wisconsin (Oshkosh), is an expert on this (Campanulaceae) family of plants. Scroll down his webpage to find his publications on this and other genera in the Campanulaceae.

Additional references: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10.

Field Marks for Identification:

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Glossary: Botanical Terms

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