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Delphinium menziesii

Delphinium menziesii DC.

Menzies' Larkspur

Ranunculaceae (Buttercup Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: DEME

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
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Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow , Blue , Purple

Distribution

USA: OR , WA
Canada: BC

Benefit

Use Wildlife: Hummingbirds
Warning: POISONOUS PARTS: All parts. Highly Toxic; May be Fatal if eaten. Symptoms include burning of lips and mouth, numbness of throat; intense vomiting and diarrhea, muscular weakness and spasms, weak pulse, paralysis of the respiratory system, convulsions. Toxic Principle: Alkaloids delphinine, ajacine, and others. (Poisonous Plants of N.C.)
Attracts: Hummingbirds

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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