Taxon  Report   2655 
Delphinium nudicaule  Torr. & A. Gray
Canyon larkspur,  Red larkspur
Delphinium nudicaule
© 2009 Julie Kierstead Nelson
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Delphinium nudicaule
© 2007 George W. Hartwell
Delphinium nudicaule
© 2002 Gary A. Monroe
Delphinium nudicaule, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Delphinium nudicaule
© 2008 Ron Wolf
Genus: Delphinium
Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest
Habitat: slopes
Toxicity: MAJOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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ICPN: Delphinium armeniacum
More information about  Delphinium nudicaule
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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: Aug 18, 2018).

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