Taxon  Report   2633 
Delphinium cardinale  Hook.
Scarlet larkspur
Delphinium cardinale
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
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Delphinium cardinale
© 2011 Robert A. Hamilton
Delphinium cardinale
© 2005 Chris Wagner, SBNF
Delphinium cardinale, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Delphinium cardinale
© 2005 Chris Wagner, SBNF
Genus: Delphinium
Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral, Foothill Woodland
Toxicity: MAJOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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XWALK: Delphinium inflexum
More information about  Delphinium cardinale
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Feb 18, 2018).

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