Wildflower: Blue Larkspur

The blue larkspur is certainly a stunning flower. Seen from April to July, these flowers are tall and commanding. They are certainly popular for their beauty, but sadly, they don’t provide much to the wildlife. One interesting fact about the blue larkspur, though, is that the seeds used to be ground and soaked in alcohol to create a treatment for head lice.
A word of caution about this flower–all parts of it are poisonous to both animals and humans.

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