Carolina larkspur, Prairie larkspur, Plains larkspur
Ranunculaceae (Buttercup Family)
USDA Symbol: DECAV2
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
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Specimen & Label Data
Delphinium carolinianum ssp. penardii
Location: Roadside, Texas highway 123, 400 m South of Guadalupe River crossing.
Habitat: Damp, sandy soil. Full sun. Dense colonies.
Description: Erect perennial, to 15 dm tall, from a cluster of several woody-fibrous, elongated, deep seated roots. Stems simple, erect, variously pubescent. Leaf blades 6-12 cm wide, palmately compound. Sinus of limb of lower petals open, 5 mm deep.
Collector: Elizabeth W. Hughes
Collection Date: May 10, 1996
Specimen number: 2
Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 1081
Accession Date: Sep 12, 1996
Accession Number: 92
Annotations: SCXRG (In flower)