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Aconitum columbianum ssp. columbianum (Columbian monkshood)
Reveal, James L.

Aconitum columbianum ssp. columbianum

Aconitum columbianum Nutt. ssp. columbianum

Columbian Monkshood

Ranunculaceae (Buttercup Family)

Synonym(s): Aconitum columbianum ssp. pallidum, Aconitum columbianum var. bakeri, Aconitum columbianum var. ochroleucum, Aconitum geranioides, Aconitum leibergii, Aconitum mogollonicum


USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Follicle
Size Notes: Up to about 10 feet tall, usually much shorter.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Blue , Purple
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep


USA: AR , CA , CO , IA , ID , MT , NM , NV , OR , SD , UT , WA , WY
Canada: BC

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Aconitum columbianum ssp. columbianum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Aconitum columbianum ssp. columbianum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Aconitum columbianum ssp. columbianum


Record Modified: 2023-05-03
Research By: CBR

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