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larkspur Line breaks: lark|spur
Pronunciation: /ˈlɑːkspəː/

Definition of larkspur in English:


An annual Mediterranean plant of the buttercup family, which bears spikes of spurred flowers. It is closely related to the delphiniums, with which it has been bred to produce a number of cultivated hybrids.
  • Genus Consolida (formerly Delphinium), family Ranunculaceae
Example sentences
  • Will the poppy seeds come up planted where the larkspur grows?
  • That's what I thought, too, before I tried larkspur, an old-fashioned flower that seems devoted to making my gardening life easier.
  • Most of our celosia fell victim to damping off, and the larkspur and other flowers were late.
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