All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<strong>Cardinal Flower</strong>
<em>Lobelia cardinalis</em> /Bluebell Family<br>
This is a brilliant red flower that grows near water. It is a favorite of hummingbirds. Many <em>Lobelia</em> species are poisonous to humans and goats if eaten. They c...
Cardinal Flower
Lobelia cardinalis /Bluebell Family

This is a brilliant red flower that grows near water. It is a favorite of hummingbirds. Many Lobelia species are poisonous to humans and goats if eaten. They contain the toxins lobelamine and lobeline.
Perennial
Where seen: Oak Ridge Greenways, University of Tennessee Arboretum, Frozen Head SP, Cove Lake SP, Great Smoky Mountains NP, Warriors' Path SP

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