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Lobelia cardinalis

Lobelia cardinalis L.

Cardinal Flower

Campanulaceae (Bellflower Family)

USDA Symbol: LOCA2

Lobelia cardinalis (Cardinal flower) #39282

Image Information

Photographer: Cressler, Alan
City: Atlanta
County: Fulton
State: GA
Location Notes: Conservation Garden, Atlanta Botanical Garden.
Accession date: 2014-07-18
Filename: A_C_IMG0260.JPG
Slide Index: 14639638311_03b6c39eb6_o.jpg
Restrictions: Unrestricted
Collection: Wildflower Center Digital Library
Original Format: Digital
Orientation: Portrait
Shot: Close-up of an inflorescence. Photographer's note: "Cardinal flower normally has strikingly red flowers. The white form is rare. Two years ago we found a single small plant with a couple of white flowers. My friend Steve Bowling collected the plant and skillfully cultivated it. Now there are over fifty plants from this one clone. They have been planted around the Conservation Garden at the Atlanta Botanical Garden. They are coming into bloom and are spectacular. Two plants were put back into the wild at the original collection site."
Date Taken: 2014-07-12
NPIN Image Id: 39282

Image Verification

This image has been verified.
By: Joseph A. Marcus
Date: 2014-07-17

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