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Carolina Larkspur (Prairie Larkspur)

Small blue, lavender, or white flowers shaped like cornucopias dance along the tall stems of this Carolina larkspur, which grows in prairies and grasslands.

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Carolina Larkspur (Prairie Larkspur)

Delphinium carolinianum
Small blue, lavender, or white flowers shaped like cornucopias dance along the tall stems of this Carolina larkspur, which grows in prairies and grasslands.

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Dwarf Larkspur

Delphinium tricorne
Dwarf larkspur is a single-stemmed perennial with an upright flower stalk bearing racemes of bluish-purple flowers. Like other larkspurs, there is a spurlike appendage behind each flower.

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Dwarf Larkspur

The flowers of dwarf larkspur are irregular, with 5 showy, petal-like sepals; the true petals are reduced to inconsequential appendages. One sepal extends backward, forming a long spur. The flowers can be shades of blue, violet, and white. It blooms April-June. Leaves are few, shaped like an outstretched hand, and deeply divided into linear segments.

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Photo of dwarf larkspur flowering stalk

Dwarf Larkspur

Dwarf larkspur is a single-stemmed perennial with an upright flower stalk bearing racemes of bluish-purple flowers. Like other larkspurs, there is a spurlike appendage behind each flower.

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