Bloom Clock/Keys/Southeastern Pennsylvania/October/Blue Flowers

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The plants pictured below have been recorded as blooming during the month of October in Southeastern Pennsylvania.


Agastache foeniculum

Inflorescences

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Profile for Agastache foeniculum (Wild Hyssop)
Identifying Characteristics
Flowers:Small tubular flowers on an upright spike
Foliage:simple, opposite
Stem:Square in cross section
Life Cycle: Perennial
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Cichorium intybus

Heads

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Profile for Cichorium intybus (Chicory)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Erect perennial, foliage primarily basal but with some cauline leaves
Flowers:Radiate heads, both disk and ray florets typically blue but sometimes white
Life Cycle: perennial
Similar Plants:Basal foliage in spring is often mistaken for Taraxacum officinale
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Temperate zone season(s): Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall, Mid Fall, Late Fall


Lobelia siphilitica

Inflorescences

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Profile for Lobelia siphilitica (Blue Lobelia)
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall, Mid Fall, Late Fall


Commelina communis

Flower and foliage

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Profile for Commelina communis (Asiatic Dayflower)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Sprawling herbaceous plant
Foliage:Simple, with linear veins
Life Cycle: annual
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(updated 12:23, 11 October 2007 (UTC) with 4 plants)