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Taxon: Lobelia siphilitica L.

 
Genus: Lobelia
Family: Campanulaceae
Subfamily: Lobelioideae
Nomen number: 402622
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:931. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 06-Oct-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 9 (9 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

  • blue cardinal-flower  (Source: F IllJones) - English
  • blue lobelia  (Source: Herbs Commerce) - English
  • great blue lobelia  (Source: Herbs Commerce) - English
  • great lobelia  (Source: F IllJones) - English
  • blue cardinalflower   - English (Canada)
  • lobélie géante  (Source: Zander Ency) - French
  • lobélie bleue   - French (Canada)
  • blaue Kardinals-Lobelie  (Source: Zander Ency) - German
  • blå axlobelia  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Medicines: folklore
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Ontario]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Manitoba]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire (s.e.), New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma (e.), South Dakota, Wisconsin]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado (e.), Wyoming]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina (w.), South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: United Kingdom


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. American Herbal Products Association. 1992. Herbs of commerce
  3. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas
  4. Darbyshire, S. J. 2003. Inventory of Canadian Agricultural Weeds Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. 239.
  5. Diggs, G. M., Jr. et al. 1999. Shinner's and Mahler's illustrated flora of North Central Texas.
  6. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  7. Eilers, L. J. & D. M. Roosa. 1994. The vascular plants of Iowa
  8. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  9. Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  10. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2
  11. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  12. Jones, G. N. & G. D. Fuller. 1955. Vascular plants of Illinois.
  13. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  14. Kingsbury, J. M. 1964. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada.
  15. Lammers, T. G. 2007. World checklist and bibliography of Campanulaceae.
  16. Magee, D. W. & H. E. Ahles. 1999. Flora of the Northeast. A manual of the vascular flora of New England and adjacent New York.
  17. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1977. Atlas of the Flora of the Great Plains.
  18. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains.
  19. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  20. Munro, D. B. Canadian poisonous plants information system (on-line resource).
  21. Ohio Flora Committee (E. L. Braun, T. S. Cooperrider, T. R. Fisher, J. J. Furlow). 1967-. The vascular flora of Ohio.
  22. Ownbey, G. B. & T. Morley. 1991. Vascular plants of Minnesota: a checklist and atlas
  23. Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  24. Scoggan, H. J. 1978-1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  25. Seymour, F. 1969. The flora of New England.
  26. Smith, E. B. 1978. An atlas and annotated list of the vascular plants of Arkansas
  27. Voss, E. 1972-. Michigan flora.
  28. Wofford, B. E. Database of Tennessee vascular plants (on-line resource). URL: https://herbarium.utk.edu/vascular/vascular-database.php?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Campanulaceae&GenusID=Lobelia&SpeciesID=siphilitica target='_blank'
  29. Yatskievych, G. & J. Turner. 1990. Catalogue of the flora of Missouri. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 37.

Check other web resources for Lobelia siphilitica L. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?402622. Accessed 20 September 2019.