Taxon  Report   2649 
Delphinium hesperium  A. Gray  ssp. hesperium 
Foothill larkspur,  Western larkspur

Delphinium hesperium ssp. hesperium
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Delphinium hesperium ssp. hesperium, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Delphinium hesperium ssp. hesperium
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Genus: Delphinium
Parent Record Delphinium hesperium.
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Toxicity: MAJOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   2.7 (strong indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.


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Jepson eFlora

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International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 30, 2015).

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