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Delphinium  patens Benth.   
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FamilyRANUNCULACEAE
Genus species var.Delphinium  patens Benth. 
SynonymsDelphinium decorum var. patens (Benth.) A.Gray
 Delphinium tricorne var. patens (Benth.) Huth
Territory Southwestern U.S.A.California
grassland and thickets
Altitude100-2800m
Description leaves orbiculate, 10-55mm, subglabrous, lobes 3-9, inflorescence 4-25-flowered, pedicels glabrous, sepals glabrous, 10-15mm long, spur horizontal, 8-18mm long
Size20-50cm
Colordark blue
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in winter, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 10-13°C
division in spring just as young growth commences
BibliographyFlora of North America www.eFloras.org
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
Version 8.0
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