Definition of Great lobelia

1. Noun. Tall erect and very leafy perennial herb of eastern North America having dense spikes of blue flowers.

Exact synonyms: Blue Cardinal Flower, Lobelia Siphilitica
Generic synonyms: Lobelia



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Great Lobelia

great gross
great gun
great hall
great halls
great horizontal fissure
great horned owl
great horsetail
great horsetails
great house
great hundred
great hundreds
great icosihemidodecahedron
great knapweed
great lakes region
great laurel
great lobelia (current term)
great longitudinal fissure
great maple
great millet
great minds
great minds think alike
great mullein
great northern diver
great northern divers
great northern loon
great northern loons
great northern prawn
great northern prawns
great oaks from little acorns grow
great octave

Literary usage of Great lobelia

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1. Southern Wild Flowers and Trees: Together with Shrubs, Vines and Various by Alice Lounsberry (1901)
"I*, syphilitic«, great lobelia or blue cardinal-flower, lingers in bloom until late in October and sometimes attains in the south astonishing height and ..."

2. How to Know the Wild Flowers: A Guide to the Names, Haunts, and Habits of by Frances Theodora Parsons (1895)
"great lobelia. Lobelia syphilitica. Lobelia Family. ternate ; ovate to lance-shaped ; thin ; irregularly toothed. Flowers.— Stem. ..."

3. The Practical Flower Garden by Helena Rutherfurd Ely (1911)
"The Cardinal Flower seen growing beside all mountain lakes and streams is a rich, fiery red, while the great lobelia has tall spikes of blue or white ..."

4. Nature's Garden: An Aid to Knowledge of Our Wild Flowers and Their Insect by Neltje Blanchan (1900)
"great lobelia; Blue Cardinal-flower (Lobelia syphilitica) Bellflower family Flowers—Bright ... The handsome great lobelia, constantly and invidiously com- ..."

5. Our Garden Flowers: A Popular Study of Their Native Lands, Their Life by Harriet Louise Keeler (1910)
"great lobelia. BLUE LOBELIA Lobelia syphilitica. Stem. ... great lobelia. Lobelia Syphilitica. Flowers.—Borne in a long, dense, leafy spike which is six to ..."

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