CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record delphinium_recurvatum - Fri, Nov. 26, 2021 21:47 ET c
Delphinium recurvatum
common namerecurved larkspur
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life formperennial herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 1B.2
LIST 1B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California and elsewhere.
     0.2: Fairly endangered in California
state rank
S2?     S2: 6-20 occurrences OR 1,000-3,000 individuals OR 2,000-10,000 acres
global rank
G2?      ranking system key
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
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Topographic quads (76):
Soledad Mountain (186B) 3411882, Boron (209C) 3511716, Millux (215B) 3511922, Panorama Hills (217B) 3511926, Wells Ranch (217C) 3511916, Elkhorn Hills (217D) 3511915, Painted Rock (218A) 3511927, Chimineas Ranch (218B) 3511928, Caliente Mountain (218D) 3511917, Stevens (240C) 3511932, Gosford (240D) 3511931, East Elk Hills (241C) 3511934, Tupman (241D) 3511933, Lokern (242A) 3511945, West Elk Hills (242D) 3511935, Simmler (243C) 3511938, Mckittrick Summit (243D) 3511937, California Valley (244D) 3512031, Knob Hill (262C) 3511858, Pond (264A) 3511963, Wasco NW (264B) 3511964, Wasco (264D) 3511953, Lost Hills NE (265A) 3511965, Lost Hills NW (265B) 3511966, Semitropic (265D) 3511955, Sawtooth Ridge (267A) 3512061, Sausalito School (287B) 3511982, Richgrove (287D) 3511971, Pixley (288A) 3511983, Allensworth (288C) 3511974, Delano West (288D) 3511973, Avenal Gap (290C) 3511978, Garza Peak (291B) 3512082, Pyramid Hills (291D) 3512071, The Dark Hole (292A) 3512083, Springville (309A) 3611827, Cairns Corner (310B) 3611922, Tipton (311D) 3611913, Guernsey (312B) 3611926, Guijarral Hills (314B) 3612022, Coalinga (315A) 3612023, Curry Mountain (315C) 3612014, Priest Valley (316B)* 3612026, Nattrass Valley (317B) 3612028, San Lucas (318A) 3612121, Woodlake (333A) 3611941, Ivanhoe (333B) 3611942, Monson (334A) 3611943, Five Points (337A) 3612041, Domengine Ranch (338D) 3612033, Lonoak (340C) 3612038, Pinalito Canyon (341D) 3612131, Kerman (359A) 3612061, Jamesan (359B) 3612062, Helm (359D) 3612051, Tumey Hills (361C) 3612056, Bonita Ranch (380B) 3612082, Firebaugh NE (381A) 3612083, Firebaugh (381C) 3612074, Mendota Dam (381D) 3612073, Charleston School (383A) 3612087, Ortigalita Peak NW (383B) 3612088, Ortigalita Peak (383C) 3612078, Laguna Seca Ranch (383D) 3612077, Bliss Ranch (401C) 3712014, Sandy Mush (402A) 3712025, Stockton East (461B) 3712182, Byron Hot Springs (463C) 3712176, Clifton Court Forebay (463D) 3712175, Allendale (498B) 3812148, Elmira (498C) 3812138, Yuba City (544A) 3912125, Salt Canyon (547D)* 3912213, Palermo (560A) 3912145, Gridley (560C) 3912136, Nelson (577D)* 3912157
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Alameda (ALA), Butte (BUT)*, Contra Costa (CCA), Colusa (COL)*, Fresno (FRE), Glenn (GLE), Kings (KNG), Kern (KRN), Madera (MAD), Merced (MER), Monterey (MNT), San Joaquin (SJQ), San Luis Obispo (SLO), Solano (SOL), Sutter (SUT), Tulare (TUL)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Chenopod scrub (ChScr)
•Cismontane woodland (CmWld)
•Valley and foothill grassland (VFGrs)/alkaline
blooming period Mar-Jun  
elevation range3 - 790 meters
Many occurrences historical; need current information on status. Much habitat converted to agriculture; also threatened by grazing, trampling, and non-native plants.
full nameDelphinium recurvatum Greene
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Additional information:
standard acronym  DERE2 Element Code  PDRAN0B1J0
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Suggested citation: California Native Plant Society (CNPS). 2018. Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v7-18mar). California Native Plant Society. Sacramento, CA. Accessed on Fri, Nov. 26, 2021 from

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