Taxon  Report   2655    
Delphinium nudicaule  Torr. & A. Gray
Canyon larkspur,  Red larkspur
Delphinium nudicaule
© 2008 Ron Wolf
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Delphinium nudicaule
© 2009 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Delphinium nudicaule
© 2007 George W. Hartwell
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
© 2018 Ken Lunders
Genus: Delphinium
Communities: Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest

Toxicity: MAJOR

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Delphinium armeniacum
More information about  Delphinium nudicaule
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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 19, 2019).