Delphinium multiplex

Kittitas Larkspur

Erect, usually a cluster of stems from single root. Stems do not break easily from root, coated with stemmed glands. Leaves yellow-green, basal and on stems, with largest on stem near base. Basal leaves on wide spreading petioles, round, with wide lobes; stem leaves upright, narrower, with more lobes. Flowers deep blue-purple, dense or open on stem, with spurs often crossing stem. Grows in rocky areas along streams at springs, roadside ditches. Endemic to central Washington.

  • Rarity: Endemic
  • Flowering Time: Early Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 18--36 inches
  • Habitat: Vernal Wet, Shrub-Steppe
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  • Native: Yes