Penard's larkspur
Delphinium virescens NuttallRanunculaceae

common name synonyms: Plains larkspur, white larkspur, Carolina larkspur, prairie larkspur

scientific name synonyms: ssp. penardii (Huth) Ewan, var. macroceratilis (Rydb.) Cory, var. penardii (Huth) Perry, D. albescens Rydb., D. penardii Huth, D. carolinianum Walter ssp. virescens (Nutt.) R. E. Brooks

subclass: Dicotyledoneae

superorder: Magnoliidae

order: Ranunculales

growth form: herb

life history: perennial

level of invasiveness: benign

weedy in native range: Yes

noxious weed in the u.s.: No

type of introduction: Intentional

number of vectors: 1.0

introduced range: Europe

native range: North America

notes: poisonous

invasiveness notes: benign




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