Calflora
Taxon  Report   2638    
Delphinium glaucum  S. Watson
Glaucus larkspur,  Sierra larkspur
Delphinium glaucum
© 2009 Keir Morse
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Delphinium glaucum
© 2007 Michelle Cloud-Hughes
Delphinium glaucum
© 2014 John Doyen
Delphinium glaucum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Delphinium glaucum
© 2009 Keir Morse
Family: RANUNCULACEAE  
Genus: Delphinium
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian

Toxicity: MAJOR

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: streambanks, meadows

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Delphinium brownii
PLANTS: Delphinium scopulorum var. glaucum
PLANTS: Delphinium scopulorum
More information about  Delphinium glaucum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (DEGL3)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 19, 2018).

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