Taxon  Report   2649    
Delphinium hesperium  A. Gray  ssp. hesperium 
Foothill larkspur,  Western larkspur
Delphinium hesperium ssp. hesperium
© 2015 Karen Swift
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Delphinium hesperium ssp. hesperium
© 2013 Robert Sikora
Delphinium hesperium ssp. hesperium
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Delphinium hesperium ssp. hesperium, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Plant Characteristics
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Delphinium hesperium ssp. hesperium
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Toxicity: MAJOR

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Serpentine affinity: 2.7; (strong indicator)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Delphinium hesperium ssp. hesperium
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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: Nov 20, 2018).

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