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Delphinium leucophaeum
pale larkspur

Distribution: Occurring west of the Cascades crest in Washington, where known only from Lewis County in Washington; Lewis County, Washington to Willamette Valley, Oregon.

Habitat: Bluffs, open ground, and moist lowland meadows where undisturbed.

Flowers: May-June

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Endangered in Washington (WANHP)

Pollination: Bumblebees, bees, flies, butterflies, hummingbirds


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Accepted Name:
Delphinium leucophaeum Greene
Publication: Erythea 3(7): 118. 1895.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Delphinium nuttallii A. Gray ssp. ochroleucum (Nutt.) M.J. Warnock [FNA3]
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Delphinium leucophaeum in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Delphinium leucophaeum checklist entry.

OregonFlora: Delphinium leucophaeum information.

E-Flora BC: Delphinium leucophaeum atlas page.

CalPhotos: Delphinium leucophaeum photos.

USDA Plants: Delphinium leucophaeum information.

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