CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record delphinium_scaposum - Sat, Nov. 27, 2021 00:30 ET c
Delphinium scaposum
common namebare-stem larkspur
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life formperennial herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 2B.3
LIST 2B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California, but more common elsewhere.
     0.3: Not very endangered in California
state rank
S1      ranking system key
global rank
G5     G5: demonstrably secure to ineradicable
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
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Topographic quads (2):
Gene Wash (120C) 3411432, Whipple Mountains SW (121C) 3411434
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
San Bernardino (SBD), Arizona (AZ), Colorado (CO), New Mexico (NM), Nevada (NV), Sonora - Mexico (SO), Utah (UT)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Sonoran desert scrub (SDScr)/rocky, sometimes washes
blooming period Mar-Apr  
elevation range270 - 1055 meters
Known in California from the Whipple Mountains. See Botanical Gazette VI:156-157 (1881) for original description, Flora of North America 3:215 (1997) and Univ. Colorado Stud., Ser. D, Phys. Sci 2:55-244 (1945) for taxonomic treatment, and Madroņo 52(2): 125-126 (2005) for information on first records in CA.
full nameDelphinium scaposum Greene
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Additional information:
standard acronym   Element Code  PDRAN0B1M0
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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 Sat, Nov. 27, 2021 from

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