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Aconitum infectum

Aconitum infectum Greene

Arizona Monkshood

Ranunculaceae (Buttercup family)


USDA Symbol: ACIN2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Follicle
Size Notes: Stems erect to twining or reclining, up to about 10 feet long.

Bloom Information

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


Native Habitat: Spring-fed bogs, seep areas, meadows, along streams, other wet areas.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Status: FACW OBL
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) 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 infectum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Aconitum infectum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Aconitum infectum


Record Modified: 2020-11-12
Research By: CBR

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