Taxon  Report   88 
Aconitum columbianum  Nutt.
Columbian monkshood,  Monkshood
Aconitum columbianum
© 2012 Ron Wolf
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Aconitum columbianum
© 2012 Ron Wolf
Aconitum columbianum
© 2010 Jean Pawek
Aconitum columbianum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Aconitum columbianum
© 2001 James B. Gratiot
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Toxicity: MAJOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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ICPN: Aconitum helleri
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 23, 2016).

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