UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA HERBARIUM
BOTANICAL ILLUSTRATION COLLECTION
-- WORKS BY LUCRETIA BREAZEALE HAMILTON --

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Exhibit Item 46

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Lobelia cardinalis
Cardinal flower

Illustrator: Lucretia B. Hamilton
Pen and Ink
Plants that Poison, 1979

From the Collection of the
University of Arizona Herbarium


This very showy perennial herb grows in moist areas through
much of North America. The red tubular flowers attract
butterflies and are presumably pollinated by hummingbirds.