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Consolida ambigua - Annual larkspur

Phylum: Magnoliophyta - Class: Equisetopsida - Order: Ranunculales - Family: Ranunculaceae

Consolida ambigua

Reminiscent of the cultivars found in English country cottage gardens, these gorgeous wildflowers are found throughout the Mediterranean region, although they are absent from some of the smaller islands. We have found Annual Larkspur close to the coast, but these plants are also encouraged to grow in gardens. This wildflower is a member of the Buttercup family, Ranunculaceae.

Consolida ambigua, close-upof flowers

Other species of Larkspur that occur in the Mediterranean include Eastern larkspur (Consolida orientalis), Forking larkspur (Consolida regalis or Delphinium consolida), and Consolida pubescens also called Delphinium pubescens.

This specimen was photographed in the Algarve in Portugal in May.


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