Ranunculaceae
Delphinium glaucum

Tower Delphinium

Ascending stems clustered, stout, hollow, easily broken from root. Leaves hairless, with sharply pointed, deeply cut lobes. Inflorescence often divided, with many tightly clustered flowers. Flower purple-blue, with sharply pointed sepals pointing forward or flaring outward, and a short spur. Grows in wet streambanks, meadows, seeps, at high elevations.

  • Rarity:
  • Flowering Time: Mid Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 3--6 feet
  • Habitat: Meadow, Vernal Wet, Subalpine, Moist Riverbanks
  • Found In: Wallowas, Crater Lake NP, Olympic NP, Mt. Rainier NP
  • Native: Yes