Aconitum delphinifolium DC.
FamilyRanunculaceae — APG family: Ranunculaceae
DescriptionStem glabrous, straight, thin, up to 70 cm tall; leaves few, digitately cleft into 5- lobed parts, round in outline, glabrous; inflorescence few-flowered; flowers dark blue; hood rounded, about 2 cm long and a little broader, with beak; petals hooked in apex; stamens lacking teeth, glabrous.
EcologyMeadows, thickets, along creeks; common over large parts of the area, to at least 1,700 meters in the central mountains.
The form of the leaves is highly variable (the ultimate lobes are usually linear, sometimes broader); and the flowers are sometimes white (var. albiflorum Pors.).
Hultén's Flora About

This is a digital representation of Eric Hultén’s ‘Flora of Alaska and Neighboring Territories: A Manual of the Vascular Plants’, which was published by Stanford University Press in 1968. The book was digitized by C. Webb (at UAMN) as part of the Flora of Alaska project, with funding by the US NSF (Grant 1759964 to Ickert-Bond & Webb), and with permission of Stanford University Press. Data and images © 1968 Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Jr. Univ. Usage licence: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0. NB: You may find OCR errors; please refer to the hard-copy if in doubt.