Ranunculaceae
Delphinium glareosum

Rockslide Larkspur

Tuft with erect stems. Stems hairy with glands on upper section. Basal leaves fleshy and round to about 2 in. across, divided fan-like 2 times into narrow lobes. Inflorescence is upper 1/2 of plant. Flowers a distinctive bright blue. Grows in alpine and subalpine ridges, talus slopes.

  • Rarity: Uncommon
  • Flowering Time: Mid Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 5--12 inches
  • Habitat: Subalpine, Alpine
  • Found In: Olympic NP, Mt. Rainier NP
  • Native: Yes