Delphinium parryi ssp. parryi
Family: Ranunculaceae (BUTTERCUP).
Other common names: San Bernardino larkspur, blue larkspur.
Generic common name: LARKSPUR.
Circle X Ranch: Mishe Mokwa Trail, chaparral, May 2005.
Characteristics: Native, Blue, Large, Clusters, Odd, Herbaceous, Perennial, Late Spring.
Delphinium parryi is a variable species and there have been reports of a number of different subspecies in the Santa Monica Mountains. In particular it is possible that Delphinium parryi ssp. blochmaniae (Blochman's larkspur) is also represented here.