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Eastern Red Columbine, Wild Columbine - Aquilegia canadensis


Family: Ranunculaceae - Buttercup family Genus Common Name: Columbine Native Status: NativeDicot Perennial Herb
Aquilegia canadensis - Eastern Red Columbine, Wild Columbine. This is the only native columbine in the eastern United States.

Found in:
AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, VA, VT, WI, WV

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Distribution of Aquilegia canadensis in the United States and Canada:
USDA Plants Distribution Map temporarily unavailable.
Blue=Native; Grey=Introduced

Map from USDA Plants Database:
USDA, NRCS. 2017. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 24 Jul 2017). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA.

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Site: The Pocket at Pigeon Mountain, Walker County, GA Date: 2009-March-26Photographer: Gerald C Williamson
Nikon D60
1/60f/22 ISO200
Tamron SP 90MM f/2.8 AF Macro
90mm (135 equiv) Flash: Yes
Aquilegia canadensis

Site: The Pocket at Pigeon Mountain, Walker County, GA Date: 2009-April-04Photographer: Gerald C Williamson
Nikon D60
1/250f/20 ISO200
Tamron SP 90MM f/2.8 AF Macro
90mm (135 equiv)
Columbine blossoms dangle down from a hairy stalk with the spurs of the petals pointing upward
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Aquilegia canadensis

Site: The Pocket at Pigeon Mountain, Walker County, GA Date: 2008-April-19Photographer: Gerald C Williamson
1/125f/4.2 ISO560
66mm (99 equiv)
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Aquilegia canadensis

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