Taxon  Report   89 
Aconitum columbianum  Nutt.  var. howellii  (A. Nelson & J. F. Macbr.) C. L. Hitchc.  (not an active name)
Howell's monkshood
Aconitum columbianum var. howellii
© 2010 Keir Morse
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Aconitum columbianum var. howellii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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Aconitum columbianum var. howellii
© 2010 Keir Morse
Genus: Aconitum
Parent Record Aconitum columbianum
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Toxicity: MAJOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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ICPN + PLANTS accepted name: Aconitum columbianum ssp. viviparum
NOTE: Aconitum columbianum var. howellii is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jun 19, 2018).

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