Aquilegia canadensis L.
Family: Ranunculaceae
Canadian columbine,  more...
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Robert R. Kowal  
Etymology: Aquilegia: from Latin aquila, "an eagle," referring to the shape of the petals which is said to be like an eagle's claw
Plants: erect, perennial, 1'-3' tall forb
Leaves: widely-roundish, toothed or lobed, 2-3 times 3-parted, stalked, alternate, basal leaves larger than the stem leaves
Flowers: orange to red/yellow, 5-parted, 1 1/4" long, nodding, yellow petals below long, hollow, red spurs and red/orange sepals; inflorescence of several long stalks branching from the stem with solitary flowers; blooms May-July
Habitat: full sun to shade; dry; woods, forests, cliffs; in sandy, loamy soil
Hazardous: Careful, this plant is hazardous!
Conservation Status: Native
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Merel R. Black  
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Robert Bierman  
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Paul Drobot  
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Botanical Illustration  
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Christopher Noll  
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Aaron_Carlson  
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Aaron Carlson  
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Aaron Carlson  
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Aaron Carlson  
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Margery Melgaard  
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Paul Drobot  
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Robert R. Kowal  
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Merel R. Black  
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Aaron Carlson  
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Aaron Carlson  
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Aaron Carlson  
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Kenneth J. Sytsma  
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Aaron_Carlson  
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Tim Kessenich  
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Aaron Carlson  
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Aaron Carlson  
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Aaron Carlson  
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Merel R. Black  
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Matthew L. Wagner  
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