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Aquilegia elegantula Greene
Western red columbine
USDA Symbol: aqel
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 Pubescence: Glabrous Fruit Type:
Follicle Fruit: Size Class:
0-1 ft. , 1-3 ft.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Red , Yellow , Green
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul
Mr. Smarty Plants says
Alternative names for Aquilegia Sanguinaria
May 03, 2006
I am looking for the common name for a flower called Aquilegia Sanguinaria. Can you help? Does this even exist?
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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:
Native Seed Network
- Corvallis, OR
Record Last Modified: 2010-09-08
Research By: TWC Staff