Taxon  Report   2656    
Delphinium nuttallianum  Pritz.
Low larkspur,  Meadow larkspur, Nuttall's larkspur
Delphinium nuttallianum
© 2007 Ron Wolf
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Delphinium nuttallianum
© 2012 Gary A. Monroe
Delphinium nuttallianum
© 1991 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Delphinium nuttallianum, 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 nuttallianum
© 2017 David popp
Genus: Delphinium
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Chaparral

Toxicity: MAJOR

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Serpentine affinity: 1.4; (weak indicator / indifferent)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Delphinium nelsonii
PLANTS: Delphinium nelsonii ssp. utahense
PLANTS: Delphinium nuttallianum var. fulvum
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 22, 2019).