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Aquilegia triternata Payson
Chiricahua Mountain columbine
USDA Symbol: AQTR
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
The genus name Aquilegia comes from the Latin aquila which means eagle and refers to the spurred petals that many believe resemble an eagles talons.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Leaf Retention: Deciduous Fruit: Size Class:
0-1 ft. , 1-3 ft.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Red , Yellow
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun , Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
Tohono Chul Park, Inc.
- Tucson, AZ
Record Last Modified: 2010-09-08
Research By: TWC Staff