J.Baxter, S.Kawachi, R.Westgaard
woodland habitat/rocky outcrop
Red-orange flowers about 1" long. Tallest plant is approx. 25". Some plants outside plot. South facing aspect. Rocky outcrop.
Delphinium nudicaule is a flowering plant known by the common names red larkspur, orange larkspur, and canyon delphinium. It sends up long, stringy thin stems with few leaves and bears attractive larkspur flowers in shades of red and orange. It is native to the low elevation canyons, foothills, and slopes of California and Oregon. The flowers attract hummingbirds. The root of the plant has been historically used as a medicinal narcotic, chiefly by the Mendocino Native...