Calflora
Taxon  Report   4937    
Lobelia cardinalis  L.  var. pseudosplendens  McVaugh
Cardinal flower,  Scarlet lobelia
Lobelia cardinalis var. pseudosplendens
© 1976 Alan Resetar
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Lobelia cardinalis var. pseudosplendens, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Family: CAMPANULACEAE  
Genus: Lobelia
Parent: Lobelia cardinalis
Communities: Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub, wetland-riparian

Toxicity: MAJOR, DERMATITIS

Wetlands:
Arid West: Occurs in wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

 
More information about  Lobelia cardinalis var. pseudosplendens
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (LOCA2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 18, 2018).