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image: Menzies' Larkspur
Photograph from Lewis and Clark Herbarium/Academy of Natural Sciences
Menzies' Larkspur

Delphinium menziesii



First Noted by Expedition
April 14, 1806, at The Dalles, Oregon.
 

Description
Perennial with few leaves up to 2.8 in (7 cm) long, with blades divided into narrow lobes. Flower: 0.6-1.4 in (15-35 mm across) deep blue flowers. Each flower stalk is 0.4-1.2 in (10-30 mm) long.
 

Habitat
Usually grows in areas of high moisture where snowdrifts melt. Low larkspur generally grows at elevations from 3,281-5,577 (1,000-1,700 m).
 

Range
Grows in Alberta, Saskatchewan, British Columbia, northeastern Washington, Idaho, Montana, western North Dakota, western South Dakota, western Nebraska, and Wyoming.
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