Latin name: Lobelia cardinalis L. var. pseudosplendens
  McVaugh
  Pronunciation: lo-BEEL-ee-a kar-din-AY-lis soo-
  doe-SPLEN-dens
  Common name: Scarlet lobelia
  Family: Campanulaceae (Bellflower)
  Habitat: Stream bottoms and margins, seepy areas to
  5500', Transverse and Peninsular Ranges and desert
  mountains
  Blooming period: August to October
  Click for Latin name derivations: (1) Lobelia
  (2) cardinalis  (3) pseudosplendens
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