About 6 inches tall with erect stalk holding flowers. Deeply lobed long sprouting basal leaves. Raceme of dark purple flowers with 5 petal like sepals. The upper sepals forms a long nectar spur.
Stem softly herbaceous; flowers blue-violate, the lower petal not bifid; follicles spreading; pistils 3-5; petals 4, the 2 upper spurred.
Small to medium herbaceous plant; palmately deeply lobed leaves; spurred, blue or white flowers; fleshy stem up to 30 cm tall;
Delphinium tricorne is a perennial flowering plant, known also by the common name dwarf larkspur, in the family Ranunculaceae. It sends up long, stringy thin stems with few leaves and bears attractive flowers in shades of blue. It is found throughout the eastern United States and in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. D. tricorne is one of the Delphinium species mentioned by Chesnut in an old report in connection with livestock poisoning in the United...