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Aquilegia micrantha (Mancos columbine)
Cressler, Alan

Aquilegia micrantha

Aquilegia micrantha Eastw.

Mancos Columbine

Ranunculaceae (Buttercup Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: AQMI

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.

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Retention: Deciduous
Leaf Complexity: Tripinnate
Fruit Type: Follicle
Fruit:
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink , Blue
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep

Distribution

USA: AZ , CO , UT

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2014-08-20
Research By: TWC Staff

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