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Delphinium hesperium (Foothill larkspur)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Delphinium hesperium

Delphinium hesperium A. Gray

Foothill larkspur

Ranunculaceae (Buttercup Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: DEHE

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Flower:
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Blue

Distribution

USA: CA

Benefit

Use Food: Indigenous Californians gathered young leaves before the plant had flowered and boiled them before eating them.
Conspicuous Flowers: yes

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FAC FAC
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

From the National Suppliers Directory

According to the inventory provided by Associate Suppliers, this plant is available at the following locations:

Oregon Native Plant Nursery - Woodburn, OR

Additional resources

USDA: Find Delphinium hesperium in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Delphinium hesperium in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Delphinium hesperium

Metadata

Record Modified: 2008-10-19
Research By: TWC Staff

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