[The Buttercup Family in Denali National Park and Preserve]

Larkspurleaf Monkshook, Blue Rocket, Devil's Helmet, Leopard's Bane, Northern Monkshood, Wolfsbane, Women's Bane

Aconitum delphinifolium ssp. delphinifolium

Synonym: Aconitum delphinifolium var. albiflorum

Flowers of Larkspurleaf Monkshood: Aconitum delphinifolium ssp. delphinifolium (Synonym: Aconitum delphinifolium var. albiflorum)

Monkshood from west of Wonder Lake, Denali National Park.

Flower of Larkspurleaf Monkshood: Aconitum delphinifolium ssp. delphinifolium (Synonym: Aconitum delphinifolium var. albiflorum)

The photo above shows a close-up of the flower of monkshood as seen abour one-half mile east of Highway Pass................August 23, 2006.

Stem leaf of Larkspurleaf Monkshood: Aconitum delphinifolium ssp. delphinifolium (Synonym: Aconitum delphinifolium var. albiflorum)

The photo above shows a close-up of a stem leaf of monkshood as seen along the park road east of Polychrome Mt................August 22, 2006.

Developing seed capspule of Larkspurleaf Monkshood: Aconitum delphinifolium ssp. delphinifolium (Synonym: Aconitum delphinifolium var. albiflorum)m

The photo above shows a close-up of the fruit of monkshood as seen about one-half mile east of Highway Pass.................August 23, 2006.

Larkspurleaf Monkshood: Aconitum delphinifolium ssp. delphinifolium (Synonym: Aconitum delphinifolium var. albiflorum)

Flower buds of larkspurleaf monkshood as seen on tundra between Eielson Visitors Center and the western base of Green Dome, Denali National Park and Preserve...........June 20, 2012.

Stem leaf of Larkspurleaf Monkshood: Aconitum delphinifolium ssp. delphinifolium (Synonym: Aconitum delphinifolium var. albiflorum)

The photo above shows a close-up of the flower of monkshood as seen along the park road east of Polychrome Mt................August 22, 2006.

Paul Slichter