Larkspur is a purple flower with spreading stems and leaves with long petioles, few basal, most on stem, 1–2 in. across, divided palmately, 5 segments each with 3 fine-haired lobes. Flowers 3–10, deep purple-blue with some pale blue or white, in cluster at stem top. Flower spur 1/2–3/4 in. long, straight. Grows on meadows and lower mountain slopes.
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Flower Family: Buttercup
Scientific Name: Delphinium glareosum
Usual Color: Blue-purple