Low Larkspur
Delphinium nuttallianum
Ranunculaceae (Buttercup Family)


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Delphinium along path east of  Guardsman Pass Road
22 June 2015

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Photo Details  ¬©Nicky Davis

1.  Flower up path from rock turnout along Guardsman Pass Road 22 June 2015

2. flowers, July 10, 2005 - Nebo Loop, Juab County, Utah,  3. flower, 4. plant, 5. leaf - April 29, 2005 - Antelope Island, Davis County, Utah - ¬©Nicky Davis

Description
syn. Two Lobe Larkspur 
 Size:  less than 2 feet high.   Flowers: purple to blue, inner small petals are a lighter color with purple vein, Bloom time: May to July.  Leaves:  narrow and palmately lobed.  Other: One of the favorite flowers of Hummingbirds.  This plant contains some alkaloids that are toxic to livestock although it has little effect on natural wildlife.


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