CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record delphinium_umbraculorum - Sat, Dec. 4, 2021, 03:04 ET b
Delphinium umbraculorum
common nameumbrella larkspur
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life formperennial herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 1B.3
LIST 1B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California and elsewhere.
     0.3: Not very endangered in California
state rank
S3      ranking system key
global rank
G3     G3: 21-80 occurrences or 3,000-10,000 individuals OR 10,000-50,000 acres
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
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Topographic quads (50):
Santa Paula Peak (140A) 3411941, White Ledge Peak (141B) 3411944, Carpinteria (142A) 3411945, Santa Barbara (142B) 3411946, Reyes Peak (166A) 3411963, Rancho Nuevo Creek (166B) 3411964, Old Man Mountain (166C) 3411954, Big Pine Mountain (167B) 3411966, Little Pine Mountain (167C) 3411956, Hildreth Peak (167D) 3411955, San Rafael Mountain (168A) 3411967, Figueroa Mountain (168B) 3411968, San Marcos Pass (168D) 3411957, Los Olivos (169A) 3412061, Santa Ynez (169D) 3412051, Lompoc Hills (170C) 3412054, Santa Rosa Hills (170D) 3412053, Salisbury Potrero (192C) 3411976, Bates Canyon (193B) 3411988, Bald Mountain (193C) 3411978, Hurricane Deck (193D) 3411977, Manzanita Mountain (194A) 3412081, Tepusquet Canyon (194B) 3412082, Zaca Lake (194D) 3412071, Chimineas Ranch (218B) 3511928, Taylor Canyon (218C) 3511918, Caliente Mountain (218D) 3511917, Branch Mountain (219A) 3512021, Los Machos Hills (219B) 3512022, Chimney Canyon (219C) 3512012, Miranda Pine Mountain (219D) 3512011, Tar Spring Ridge (220B) 3512024, Pismo Beach (221B) 3512026, Santa Margarita Lake (245C) 3512034, Pozo Summit (245D) 3512033, Morro Bay North (247A) 3512047, Adelaida (270A) 3512067, Lime Mountain (270B) 3512068, Cypress Mountain (270C) 3512058, York Mountain (270D) 3512057, Hames Valley (294B) 3512088, Thompson Canyon (318B) 3612122, Cosio Knob (318C) 3612112, Espinosa Canyon (318D) 3612111, Junipero Serra Peak (319B) 3612124, Chews Ridge (343D) 3612135, Big Sur (344D) 3612137, Spreckels (365C) 3612156, Chualar (365D) 3612155, Monterey (366C) 3612158
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Kern (KRN), Monterey (MNT), Santa Barbara (SBA), San Luis Obispo (SLO), Ventura (VEN)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Chaparral (Chprl)
•Cismontane woodland (CmWld)
blooming period Apr-Jun  
elevation range400 - 1600 meters
Possibly threatened by grazing. Hybridizes with D. parryi ssp. parryi. See Brittonia 8:19 (1954) for original description, and Phytologia 67(6):490-491 (1989) for taxonomic treatment.
full nameDelphinium umbraculorum Lewis & Epl.
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Additional information:
standard acronym  DEUM Element Code  PDRAN0B1W0
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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, Dec. 4, 2021 from

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