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Aconitum maximum

Aconitum maximum Pall. ex DC.

Kamchatka Aconite, Kamchatka Monkshood

Ranunculaceae (Buttercup family)


USDA Symbol: ACMA4

USDA Native Status: AK (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Follicle
Size Notes: Up to about 7 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Blue , Purple
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep
Bloom Notes: Blue, purple, occasionally bluish white.


Native Habitat: Meadows, thickets and forests.

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


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

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