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Consolida regalis (royal knight's-spur)

Wikipedia Abstract

Consolida regalis, with the common names Forking Larkspur, Rocket-larkspur, and Field larkspur, is an annual herbaceous plant belonging to the genus Consolida of the buttercup family (Ranunculaceae).
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Height [1]  20 inches (0.5 m)
Light Preference [2]  Mixed Sun/Shade
Soil Acidity [2]  Neutral
Soil Fertility [2]  Intermediate
Soil Moisture [2]  Mostly Dry
Flower Type [1]  Hermaphrodite
Hazards [1]  All parts of the plant are poisonous in large doses; The seed is especially toxic;
Lifespan [1]  Annual/Biennial
Pollinators [1]  Bees, Lepidoptera
Structure [3]  Herb
Usage [1]  A strong tincture of the fresh seed is used externally to kill lice and nits in the head and pubic hair; It is also effective against aphids and thrips; A good blue ink is obtained from the expressed juice of the petals together with a little alum; It is made from the leaves according to another report; It is also used as a dye;
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Astrakhanskiy Biosphere Reserve Zapovednik Ia 167827 Astrakhan, Russia
Belovezhskaya Pushcha Biosphere Reserve National Park II 218515 Belarus
Dolina Górnego Nurca 9872 Poland  
Engsö 17864 Sweden  
Galichia Gora Zapovednik Ia 568 Lipetsk, Russia
Gohrischheide und Elbniederterrasse Zeithain 6558 Germany  
Högenäs orde 301 Sweden  
Höjentorp-Drottningkullen 2267 Sweden  
Khopersky Zapovednik Ia 47103 Russia  
Kinnekulle 17628 Sweden  
Langer Grund-Kohlberg 319 Germany  
Lietzen/Döbberin 1111 Germany  
Okskiy Biosphere Reserve 190748 Russia  
Palava Protected Landscape Area V   Czech Republic  
Randowhänge bei Schmölln 680 Germany  
Revingefältet 7431 Sweden  
Sefton Coast 11278 England, United Kingdom
South Wight Maritime 49082 England, United Kingdom
Spreewald Biosphere Reserve 117355 Germany  
Strömsholm 5905 Sweden  
Trockenhänge Lawitz 70 Germany  
Tsentral'no-Chernozemny Biosphere Reserve Ia 13064 Kursk, Russia
Valle dell'Adige 35 Italy  
Vogelschutzgebiet 'Unterer Niederrhein' 63775 Germany  
Voronezhskiy Biosphere Reserve 95835 Russia  
Wehrdamm/Mellensee/Kleiner Wünsdorfer See 1725 Germany  
Zhuvintas Zapovednik 18223 Lithuania  


Hecatera cappa[4]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Svalbard Global Seed Vault


North America;



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1Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons License
2Ellenberg, H., Weber, H.E., Dull, R., Wirth, V., Werner, W., Paulissen, D. (1991) Zeigerwerte von Pflanzen in Mitteleuropa. Scripta Geobotanica 18, 1–248
3Kattge, J. et al. (2011b) TRY - a global database of plant traits Global Change Biology 17:2905-2935
4HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
Protected Areas provided by Biological Inventories of the World's Protected Areas in cooperation between the Information Center for the Environment at the University of California, Davis and numerous collaborators.
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