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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Ranunculales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (11/30/12):
Delphinium carolinianum ssp. calciphilum   FAMILY Ranunculaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Delphinium carolinianum ssp. calciphilum   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950)
Delphinium carolinianum var. carolinianum

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Delphinium carolinianum

 

COMMON NAME:
Glade Larkspur


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image of Delphinium carolinianum ssp. calciphilum, Glade Larkspur

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_d_carolinianum_calci

May        

Similar to ssp. virescens, but with shorter stems, fewer & narrower leaf lobes, per Flora of North America.

image of Delphinium carolinianum ssp. calciphilum, Glade Larkspur

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_d_carolinianum_calc

June        

Flowers (sepals) white; stems 2-4(7)dm tall, per Weakley's Flora (2012).

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (11/30/12):
Delphinium carolinianum ssp. calciphilum   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Delphinium carolinianum ssp. calciphilum   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950)
Delphinium carolinianum var. carolinianum

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Delphinium carolinianum

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3759

Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia

Habitat: limestone glades and barrens, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple: deeply divided into 5-12 segments, each 2-4mm wide
Alternate & basal (basal usually present at flowering)

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White
Not symmetrical
5 sepals (one of them spurred)
Four petals
Numerous stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Follicle

 

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