Latin name: Delphinium patens Benth. ssp. hepaticoideum Ewan
Pronunciation: del-FIN-ee-um PAT-ens hep-at-i-KO-i-dee-um
Common name: Spreading larkspur
Family: Ranunculaceae (Buttercup)
Habitat: Shaded canyons or riparian areas below 4000' in or at the edge of grassland, chaparral or oak woodland, widely distributed in the Southwest
Blooming period: April to June
Name derivations: 1) Delphinium 2) patens 3) hepaticoideum