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Delphinium tricorne Michaux. Dwarf Larkspur. Phen: Mar-May. Hab: Rich, moist forests, especially over mafic or calcareous rocks, less commonly (as along the Roanoke River in ne. NC) on very fertile alluvial deposits, moist prairies. Dist: Sw. PA and MN south to NC, nw. GA, AL, and OK.

ID notes: The flowers are variable in color, usually a deep bluish violet, but ranging through pink to pure white.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Synonymy: = Ar, C, F, FNA3, G, GrPl, Il, K1, K3, K4, Pa, RAB, S, S13, Tn, Va, W, WV, Kral (1976)

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image of plant© Keith Bradley | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Alan Cressler: Delphinium tricorne, Taylor Ridge Shale Glades, Taylor Ridge, Chattahoochee National Forest, Chattooga County, Georgia 6 by Alan Cressler source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Alan Cressler: Delphinium tricorne, basel leaves, Taylor Ridge Shale Glades, Taylor Ridge, Chattahoochee National Forest, Chattooga County, Georgia 1 by Alan Cressler source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Alan Cressler: Delphinium tricorne, Calloway Sinks, Sharp-Bingham Mountain Preserve, The Nature Conservancy, Jackson County, Alabama 3 by Alan Cressler source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Alan Cressler: Delphinium tricorne, Taylor Ridge Shale Glades, Taylor Ridge, Chattahoochee National Forest, Chattooga County, Georgia 2 by Alan Cressler source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Alan Cressler: Delphinium tricorne, Carters Lake Reregulation Park, Murray County, Georgia 1 by Alan Cressler source | Original Image ⭷

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