Delphinium nuttallianum

Larkspur
Delphinium nuttallianum (D. nelsonii)

Family: Buttercup (Ranunculaceae)
AKA: Dwarf Larkspur, Twolobe Larkspur, Nuttall's Larkspur
Photo taken on: May 27,2006
Location: Taylor Canyon, GV, CO
Life Zones: Foothills to montane
Habitat: Meadows

Grows to 1ft with pale lavender to deep blue flowers. It is and early bloomer and poisonous to livestock. Compare to Subalpine Larkspur.

Flora of North America reference.

larkspur

 

Blue/Purple Long Clusters