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Lobelia dortmanna (Dortmann's cardinalflower)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Lobelia dortmanna

Lobelia dortmanna L.

Dortmann's cardinalflower, Water lobelia

Campanulaceae (Bellflower Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: LODO

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N), SPM (N)

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Flower:
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White

Distribution

USA: AK , CT , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , NH , NJ , NY , OR , PA , RI , VT , WA , WI
Canada: BC , NB , NL , NS , PE , QC , SK
Native Habitat: Swamp/Marsh,Bog/Fen,Fresh Water Aquatic

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Wet
Aquatic: yes
Soil Description: Sand

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: OBL OBL OBL OBL OBL OBL
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Lobelia dortmanna in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Lobelia dortmanna in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Lobelia dortmanna

Metadata

Record Last Modified: 2008-07-21
Research By: TWC Staff

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