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Aquilegia triternata (Chiricahua mountain columbine)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Aquilegia triternata

Aquilegia triternata Payson

Chiricahua Mountain columbine

Ranunculaceae (Buttercup Family)

Synonym(s):

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 Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Retention: Deciduous
Fruit:
Size Class: 0-1 ft. , 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red , Yellow

Distribution

USA: AZ , NM

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Tohono Chul Park, Inc. - Tucson, AZ

Additional resources

USDA: Find Aquilegia triternata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Aquilegia triternata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Aquilegia triternata

Metadata

Record Modified: 2010-09-08
Research By: TWC Staff

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