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Cardinal flower

Lobelia cardinalis

Description:

A native wildflower. Approximately 3 ft. tall with vibrant red flowers

Habitat:

On a shaded mountain stream bank, very close to the water.


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2 Comments

ScottLewis
ScottLewis 7 years ago

Thanks! It is striking to see growing wild in the woods. Such a vivid red really stands out amongst the greys and browns of the creek bottom.

SukesihGuna
SukesihGuna 7 years ago

Wow, so red. I only have the blue one at home. This is beautiful.

ScottLewis
Spotted by
ScottLewis

Virginia, USA

Lat: 38.21, Long: -78.58

Spotted on Aug 27, 2012
Submitted on Aug 28, 2012

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