Delphinium parishii, the desert larkspur, is a flowering plant in the family Ranunculaceae (the buttercup family) native to the Mojave Desert, in the southwestern United States and northwest Mexico. In Southern California it is also found in the Tehachapi Mountains and other Transverse Ranges.
The flowers vary across the species' range, from dark blue to purplish near Joshua Tree National Park, sky-blue in the eastern and northern parts of the desert, and pink in some areas in California. Flowering occurs between April and June.
- Mojave Desert Wildflowers, Jon Mark Stewart, 1998, pg. 169.
- Jepson Manual Treatment: Delphinium parishii
- USDA Plants Profile: Delphinium parishii (Desert larkspur)
- Flora of North America
- Delphinium parishii - U.C. Photo gallery
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Delphinium parishii.|
|This Ranunculales article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|