Taxon  Report   88 
Aconitum columbianum  Nutt.
Columbian Monkshood,  monkshood
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
Aconitum columbianum
© 1998 Larry Blakely
Communities:
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]    
Family: RANUNCULACEAE  
Genus: Aconitum
Subspecies and Varieties:
Aconitum columbianum ssp. columbianum
Aconitum columbianum ssp. viviparum
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
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ICPN: Aconitum helleri
 Information about  Aconitum columbianum  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (ACCO4)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

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Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 23, 2014).

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