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Aconitum delphiniifolium ssp. delphiniifolium

Aconitum delphiniifolium DC. ssp. delphiniifolium

Larkspurleaf Monkshood

Ranunculaceae (Buttercup family)

Synonym(s): Aconitum delphiniifolium var. albiflorum


USDA Native Status: AK (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Follicle
Size Notes: Up to about 40 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Yellow , Blue , Purple
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep
Bloom Notes: Blue, purple, occasionally greenish purple, yellowish or white.


Canada: AB , BC , NT , YT
Native Habitat: Meadows, along creeks, thickets, woods, rocky slopes, alpine tundra.

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Aconitum delphiniifolium ssp. delphiniifolium in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Aconitum delphiniifolium ssp. delphiniifolium in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Aconitum delphiniifolium ssp. delphiniifolium


Record Modified: 2020-11-12
Research By: CBR

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