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Aquilegia formosa  Fischer
Columbine,  Crimson Columbine, Sitka columbine, western columbine
Aquilegia formosa, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
 

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Aquilegia formosa
© 2001 Jeff Abbas
Aquilegia formosa
© 1999 California Academy of Sciences
Communities:
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Chaparral, Northern Juniper Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Toxicity: MINOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Family: RANUNCULACEAE  
Genus: Aquilegia
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Aquilegia shockleyi
PLANTS: Aquilegia formosa var. communis
PLANTS: Aquilegia formosa var. fosteri
PLANTS: Aquilegia mohavensis
PLANTS: Aquilegia formosa var. megalantha
PLANTS: Aquilegia fosteri
PLANTS: Aquilegia formosa var. wawawensis
TJM2 + PLANTS: Aquilegia formosa var. truncata
TJM2 + PLANTS: Aquilegia formosa var. pauciflora
TJM2 + PLANTS: Aquilegia formosa var. hypolasia
TJM2: Aquilegia formosa f. anomala
 Information about  Aquilegia formosa  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (AQFO)

Nursery availability on CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.

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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the
International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 04, 2015).

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