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Common Name Desert Larkspur, Oceanblue Larkspur, Sky Blue Larkspur
Latin Name Delphinium parishii
Native Habitat Creosote bush scrub below 7,500 feet in Colorado, Mojave, and Sonoran Deserts
Soil Dry, decomposed granite, sand, clay loam low in organic content, well drained
Water None to once per month
Height X Width 3 feet X 1 foot
Protective Mechanism Plant toxic
Leaves Evergreen, silver, velvety, aromatic
Garden Suitability Thornless
Ornamental Value Blue to purple flowers in April through June
Nature Value NA
Native American Uses Some medicinal uses, all parts of plant are toxic
Links  
    Images http://calphotos.berkeley.edu/cgi/img_query?stat=BROWSE&query_src=photos_flora_sci&where-genre=Plant&where-taxon=Delphinium+parishii&title_tag=Delphinium+parishii
    Images and data http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/74989/
    Image http://www.diversityoflife.org/imgs/lkelly/r/Ranunculaceae_Delphinium_parishii_14970.html
    Nursery, images and data http://www.laspilitas.com/plants/237.htm
    Distribution map http://www.calflora.org/cgi-bin/species_query.cgi?where-calrecnum=2659
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