Taxon  Report   2656    
Delphinium nuttallianum  Pritz.
Low larkspur,   Meadow larkspur,   Nuttall's larkspur
Delphinium nuttallianum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in western North America.
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Bloom Period
Family: Ranunculaceae  
Genus: Delphinium

Toxicity: MAJOR Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Ultramafic affinity: 1.4 - weak indicator / indifferent

Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Chaparral

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSDelphinium nelsonii ssp. utahense
PLANTSDelphinium nelsonii
JEF + PLANTSDelphinium nuttallianum var. fulvum
JEF + PLANTSDelphinium nuttallianum var. levicaule
JEFDelphinium pauciflorum
More information about  Delphinium nuttallianum

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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: 10/23/2021).