Origin of cardinal flower
Examples from the Web for cardinal flower
It was a likely place for the cardinal-flower, but I could not find any.
The Western cardinal-flower quite closely resembles L. cardinalis of the East, differing from it in a few minor points only.The Wild Flowers of California: Their Names, Haunts, and Habits|Mary Elizabeth Parsons
But when vivid color is wanted, what can surpass or equal our cardinal-flower?
Farther north, the cardinal-flower seems to fail, and the monarda takes its place, growing in similar localities.
In the afternoon they all plunged into the lake, Eva swimming like a cardinal-flower afloat.