What does the word larkspur mean?

Usage examples for larkspur

  1. Let me see- did I advise larkspur? – The Dwelling Place of Light, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
  2. Amid the ferns about him shade- loving trilliums showed their many- hued faces, and every opening was thickly peopled with larkspur seeking the sun. – A Cumberland Vendetta by John Fox, Jr.
  3. The more attractive and pretty of the British weeds- as the common daisy, of which the poets have made so much, the larkspur, which is a pretty cornfield weed, and the scarlet field- poppy, which flowers all summer, and is so taking amid the ripening grain- have not immigrated to our shores. – A Year in the Fields by John Burroughs