Delphinium carolinianum

Common Name:  Carolina larkspur

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inflorescence--what kind of inflorescence is present?  Notice the long nectar spurs--what might pollinate these flowers? flower closeup--notice how hairy everything is!

another flower--are these flowers zygomorphic or actinomorphic? a different inflorescence--this species is variable in its flower color, ranging naturally from deep blue to white
habit--Delphinium carolinianum is an herbaceous perennial leaves--these leaves are deeply palmately lobed, and the blades are supported by long petioles
developing fruits--these are young follicles, meaning that each of three fruits in each cluster is derived from a separate simple pistil within the same flower.  A follicle is a type of dry, dehiscent (these fruits will dry out and split open to release the seeds) fruit young fruits again