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Delphinium L.
larkspur

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General Information
Symbol: DELPH
Group: Dicot
Family: Ranunculaceae
Duration:  
Growth Habit :  
Native Status : AK   I,N
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L48   I,N
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©G.A. Cooper. Provided by Smithsonian Institution, Department of Botany . Kenya, Aberdare Country Club. Usage Requirements .

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©Mark W. Skinner. United States, CA, Tuolumne Co., Yosemite National Park, Kibbie Creek. July 8, 1983. Usage Requirements .

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©Mark W. Skinner. United States, CA, San Luis Obispo Co., Carrizo Plain, Soda Lake. April 5, 1995. Usage Requirements .

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Synonyms

Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Magnoliidae
Order Ranunculales
Family Ranunculaceae – Buttercup family
Genus Delphinium L. – larkspur

Subordinate Taxa

The Plants Database includes the following 73 species of Delphinium . Click below on a thumbnail map or name for species profiles. Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend Distribution of <i>
Delphinium alabamicum</i>
Kral
Delphinium alabamicum
Alabama larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium alpestre</i>
Rydb.
Delphinium alpestre
Colorado larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium andersonii</i>
A. Gray
Delphinium andersonii
Anderson's larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium andesicola</i>
Ewan
Delphinium andesicola
Chiricahua Mountain larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium antoninum</i>
Eastw.
Delphinium antoninum
Tracy's larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium bakeri</i>
Ewan
Delphinium bakeri
Baker's delphinium Distribution of <i>
Delphinium barbeyi</i>
(Huth) Huth
Delphinium barbeyi
subalpine larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium basalticum</i>
Warnock
Delphinium basalticum
basalt larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium bicolor</i>
Nutt.
Delphinium bicolor
little larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium brachycentrum</i>
Ledeb.
Delphinium brachycentrum
northern larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium ×burkei</i>
Greene (pro sp.) [<i>
depauperatum × nuttallianum</i>
]
Delphinium ×burkei [ depauperatum × nuttallianum ]
larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium californicum</i>
Torr. & A. Gray
Delphinium californicum
California larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium cardinale</i>
Hook.
Delphinium cardinale
scarlet larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium carolinianum</i>
Walter
Delphinium carolinianum
Carolina larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium chamissonis</i>
Pritz. ex Walp.
Delphinium chamissonis
Chamisso's larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium ×confertiflorum</i>
Wooton (pro sp.) [<i>
scaposum × wootonii</i>
]
Delphinium ×confertiflorum [ scaposum × wootonii ]
Distribution of <i>
Delphinium decorum</i>
Fisch. & C.A. Mey.
Delphinium decorum
coastal larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium depauperatum</i>
Nutt.
Delphinium depauperatum
slim larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium distichum</i>
Geyer ex Hook.
Delphinium distichum
twospike larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium ×diversicolor</i>
Rydb. [<i>
distichum × nuttallianum</i>
]
Delphinium ×diversicolor [ distichum × nuttallianum ]
larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium elatum</i>
L.
Delphinium elatum
candle larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium exaltatum</i>
Aiton
Delphinium exaltatum
tall larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium formosum</i>
Boiss. & A. Huet. [excluded]
Delphinium formosum
Distribution of <i>
Delphinium geraniifolium</i>
Rydb.
Delphinium geraniifolium
Clark Valley larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium geyeri</i>
Greene
Delphinium geyeri
Geyer's larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium glareosum</i>
Greene
Delphinium glareosum
Olympic larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium glaucescens</i>
Rydb.
Delphinium glaucescens
smooth larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium glaucum</i>
S. Watson
Delphinium glaucum
Sierra larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium gracilentum</i>
Greene
Delphinium gracilentum
pine forest larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium grandiflorum</i>
L.
Delphinium grandiflorum
Siberian larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium gypsophilum</i>
Ewan
Delphinium gypsophilum
Pinoche Creek larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium hansenii</i>
(Greene) Greene
Delphinium hansenii
Eldorado larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium hesperium</i>
A. Gray
Delphinium hesperium
foothill larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium hutchinsoniae</i>
Ewan
Delphinium hutchinsoniae
Monterey larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium ×inflexum</i>
Davidson (pro sp.) [<i>
cardinale × parryi</i>
]
Delphinium ×inflexum [ cardinale × parryi ]
larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium inopinum</i>
(Jeps.) F.H. Lewis & Epling
Delphinium inopinum
unexpected larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium laxiflorum</i>
DC.
Delphinium laxiflorum
Distribution of <i>
Delphinium lineapetalum</i>
Ewan
Delphinium lineapetalum
thinpetal larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium luteum</i>
A. Heller
Delphinium luteum
yellow larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium madrense</i>
S. Watson
Delphinium madrense
Sierra Madre larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium menziesii</i>
DC.
Delphinium menziesii
Menzies' larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium multiplex</i>
(Ewan) C.L. Hitchc.
Delphinium multiplex
kittitas larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium newtonianum</i>
D.M. Moore
Delphinium newtonianum
Newton's larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium novomexicanum</i>
Wooton
Delphinium novomexicanum
White Mountain larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium nudicaule</i>
Torr. & A. Gray
Delphinium nudicaule
red larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium ×nutans</i>
A. Nelson (pro sp.) [<i>
brachycentrum × glaucum</i>
]
Delphinium ×nutans [ brachycentrum × glaucum ]
larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium nuttallianum</i>
Pritz. ex Walp.
Delphinium nuttallianum
twolobe larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium nuttallii</i>
A. Gray
Delphinium nuttallii
upland larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium ×occidentale</i>
(S. Watson) S. Watson (pro sp.) [<i>
barbeyi × glaucum</i>
]
Delphinium ×occidentale [ barbeyi × glaucum ]
Distribution of <i>
Delphinium parishii</i>
A. Gray
Delphinium parishii
desert larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium parryi</i>
A. Gray
Delphinium parryi
San Bernardino larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium patens</i>
Benth.
Delphinium patens
zigzag larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium ×pavonaceum</i>
Ewan (pro sp.) [<i>
menziesii × trolliifolium</i>
]
Delphinium ×pavonaceum [ menziesii × trolliifolium ]
peacock larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium polycladon</i>
Eastw.
Delphinium polycladon
mountain marsh larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium purpusii</i>
Brandegee
Delphinium purpusii
Kern County larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium ramosum</i>
Rydb.
Delphinium ramosum
mountain larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium recurvatum</i>
Greene
Delphinium recurvatum
Byron larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium robustum</i>
Rydb.
Delphinium robustum
Wahatoya Creek larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium sapellonis</i>
Cockerell
Delphinium sapellonis
Sapello Canyon larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium scaposum</i>
Greene
Delphinium scaposum
tall mountain larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium scopulorum</i>
A. Gray
Delphinium scopulorum
Rocky Mountain larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium stachydeum</i>
(A. Gray) Tidestr.
Delphinium stachydeum
spiked larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium sutherlandii</i>
Warnock
Delphinium sutherlandii
Sutherland's larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium treleasei</i>
Bush ex K.C. Davis
Delphinium treleasei
glade larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium tricorne</i>
Michx.
Delphinium tricorne
dwarf larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium trolliifolium</i>
A. Gray
Delphinium trolliifolium
Columbian larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium uliginosum</i>
Curran
Delphinium uliginosum
swamp larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium umbraculorum</i>
F.H. Lewis & Epling
Delphinium umbraculorum
umbrella larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium variegatum</i>
Torr. & A. Gray
Delphinium variegatum
royal larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium viridescens</i>
Leiberg
Delphinium viridescens
Wenatchee larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium wootonii</i>
Rydb.
Delphinium wootonii
Organ Mountain larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium xantholeucum</i>
Piper
Delphinium xantholeucum
yellow white larkspur Distribution of <i>
Delphinium zalil</i>
Aitch. & Hemsl.
Delphinium zalil
zalil Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend

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Cover

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Quinlan Low

Sources

Quinlan, S.E., and S. Cuccarese. 2004. Native Alaskan and exotic plants used by wildlife . Alaska Department of Fish and Game. Anchorage.

Description of Values

Value Class Food Cover
High Average 25-50% of diet Regular source of cover
Low 5-10% of diet Infrequently used as cover
Minor 2-5% of diet Sparsely used as cover
Moderate Average 10-25% of diet Occasional source of cover


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Delphinium X occidentale
Delphinium X occidentale
Duncecap Larkspur
ID: 0024 3291 4863 0089 [detail]
Robert Potts
© 2001 California Academy of Sciences

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Query: SELECT * FROM img WHERE ready=1 and taxon like "Delphinium sp.%" and (lifeform != "specimen_tag" OR lifeform != "Plant") ORDER BY taxon

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Delphinium sp.
Delphinium sp.
Coarsegold
ID: 0024 3291 4863 0086 [detail]
Robert Potts
© 2001 California Academy of Sciences

Delphinium sp.
Delphinium sp.
ID: 8076 3101 3984 0033 [detail]
Charles Webber
© 1998 California Academy of Sciences

Delphinium sp.
Delphinium sp.
ID: 6068 1631 0507 0056 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Delphinium sp.
Delphinium sp.
ID: 8076 3101 3984 0034 [detail]
Charles Webber
© 1998 California Academy of Sciences

Delphinium sp.
Delphinium sp.
Larkspur
ID: 0024 3291 4863 0087 [detail]
Robert Potts
© 2001 California Academy of Sciences

Delphinium sp.
Delphinium sp.
Coarsegold
ID: 0024 3291 4863 0085 [detail]
Robert Potts
© 2001 California Academy of Sciences

Delphinium sp.
Delphinium sp.
ID: 6068 1631 0507 0057 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Delphinium sp.
Delphinium sp.
ID: 8076 3101 2933 0104 [detail]
Charles Webber
© 1998 California Academy of Sciences

Delphinium sp.
Delphinium sp.
ID: 8253 3202 4144 0086 [detail]
Dr. G Dallas and Margaret Hanna
© 1999 California Academy of Sciences

Delphinium sp.
Delphinium sp.
ID: 6068 1631 0507 0055 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Delphinium sp.
Delphinium sp.
Larkspur
ID: 0000 0000 0405 0790 [detail]
© 2005 Jim Dunn

Delphinium sp.
Delphinium sp.
ID: 0000 0000 0306 1598 [detail]
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry

Delphinium sp.
Delphinium sp.
ID: 0000 0000 0506 1781 [detail]
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry

Delphinium sp.
Delphinium sp.
ID: 0000 0000 0506 1782 [detail]
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry

Delphinium sp.
Delphinium sp.
ID: 0000 0000 0506 1783 [detail]
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry

Delphinium sp.
Delphinium sp.
ID: 0000 0000 0506 1784 [detail]
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry

Delphinium sp.
Delphinium sp.
ID: 0000 0000 0506 1785 [detail]
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry

Delphinium sp.
Delphinium sp.
ID: 0000 0000 0506 1786 [detail]
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry

Delphinium sp.
Delphinium sp.
ID: 0000 0000 0506 2415 [detail]
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry

Delphinium sp.
Delphinium sp.
ID: 0000 0000 0506 2416 [detail]
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry

Delphinium sp.
Delphinium sp.
ID: 0000 0000 0506 2417 [detail]
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry

Delphinium sp.
Delphinium sp.
Larkspur
ID: 0000 0000 0706 0401 [detail]
© 2006 Heath McAllister

Delphinium sp.
Delphinium sp.
Larkspur
ID: 0000 0000 0706 0402 [detail]
© 2006 Heath McAllister

Delphinium sp.
Delphinium sp.
Delphinium
ID: 1338 3152 3386 0055 [detail]
Dr. G Dallas and Margaret Hanna
© 2008 California Academy of Sciences

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