Definitions for lobelia siphilitica
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great lobelia, blue cardinal flower, Lobelia siphilitica(noun)
tall erect and very leafy perennial herb of eastern North America having dense spikes of blue flowers
The Great Blue Lobelia is a species within the Campanulaceae family. It is an herbaceous, perennial dicot native to eastern and central Canada and United States. Growing up to three feet tall, it lives in zones 4 to 9 in moist to wet soils. It produces a spike of zygomorphic flowers in the late summer. It blooms from August to October. It is a short lived perennial. Although self-compatible, a flower is unable to offer pollen to itself and it must be pollinated by insects.
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