Calflora
Taxon  Report   2637    
Delphinium depauperatum  Nutt.
Dwarf larkspur,  Few flowered larkspur, Slim larkspur
Delphinium depauperatum
© 2007 Dr. Mark S. Brunell
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Delphinium depauperatum
© 2014 Ron Wolf
Delphinium depauperatum
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Delphinium depauperatum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Delphinium depauperatum
© Mary Winter
Family: RANUNCULACEAE  
Genus: Delphinium
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest

Toxicity: MAJOR

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Delphinium cyanoreios
PLANTS: Delphinium diversifolium ssp. harneyense
PLANTS: Delphinium diversifolium var. harneyense
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More information about  Delphinium depauperatum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (DEDE2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 18, 2018).