Aquilegia vulgaris L.
Family: Ranunculaceae
European columbine, garden columbine
Aquilegia vulgaris image
Botanical Illustration  
Aquilegia vulgaris image
Robert W. Freckmann  
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: perennial forb
Conservation Status: Introduced - persisting and spreading
Aquilegia vulgaris image
Botanical Illustration  
Aquilegia vulgaris image
Robert W. Freckmann