Delphinium hansenii subsp. ewanianum

M. J. Warnock

Phytologia 68: 3. 1990.

Common names: Ewan's larkspur
Conservation concernEndemic
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 3.

Stems (25-)60-100(-130) cm, base usually simple-puberulent. Leaves mostly cauline; cauline leaves 3 or more, ± gradually smaller than basal leaves. Inflorescences 2-5(-8) flowers per 5 cm, ± open. Flowers: sepals reddish purple to dark maroon, lateral sepals 8-12 mm, spurs (6-)9-12(-16) mm. 2n = 32.

Phenology: Flowering early-mid spring.
Habitat: Rock outcrops in open oak woods, grasslands
Elevation: 60-600 m


Of conservation concern.

Delphinium hansenii subsp. ewanianum is extremely local and imperiled by human encroachment.

Selected References


Lower Taxa