Larkspur

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Larkspur
Created On: Mar 16, 2007
Last Edited On: Mar 17, 2007

Larkspur

Larkspur are in the genus Delphinium and include 250 species of flowering plants in the Buttercup Family. They are native throughout the northern Hemisphere and also on the high mountains in Africa. The leaves are deeply lobed with 3-7 pointed lobes. The flowers have 5 petals which are joined together to form a hollow flower with a spur at one end. They are usually pink, blue, purple, red, yellow, or white.

Feel free to attach your photo of wild larkspur flowers here :)





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theronmoon

theronmoon - Mar 17, 2007 4:52 am - Voted 10/10

Awesome flower

I love these flowers. I'm growing Delphinium cardinalis in my garden right now. Great page.

tarol

tarol - Mar 17, 2007 12:08 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Awesome flower

Thanks! :)

SoCalHiker

SoCalHiker - May 27, 2010 12:07 pm - Voted 10/10

Gorgeous flowers...

Very nice album. I will add some pictures to this album soon. Actually, the colored "petals" you see are actually sepals, forming the hollow spur. The true petals are inside. Thanks for posting this album.

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