Taxon  Report   2630    
Delphinium californicum  Torr. & A. Gray
California larkspur,  Coast larkspur
Delphinium californicum
© 2004 Keir Morse
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Delphinium californicum
© 2005 Doreen L. Smith
Delphinium californicum
© 2011 Aaron Arthur
Delphinium californicum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Delphinium californicum
© 2012 Aaron Schusteff
Genus: Delphinium
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Mixed Evergreen Forest, Foothill Woodland

Toxicity: MAJOR

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Delphinium californicum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 20, 2019).