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Wildflowers of Texas, Plant Resources Center, University of Texas at Austin

Blue Larkspur   Delphinium carolinianum  subsp.  vimineum
Buttercup family — Ranunculaceae

Also known as:
Carolina Larkspur, Pinewoods Larkspur, Gulf Coast Larkspur

Slides: (click for larger view)


There are species of larkspur in every part of Texas. This one has flowers that range from violet-blue to white. It occurs in roughly the southeastern half of the state, where it grows in open areas and flowers in the spring or early summer.

Dried Specimens: (click for larger view)


Flowering Months: April, May, June, July

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