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Aquilegia eximia  Van Houtte ex Planch..
Serpentine columbine,  Sticky columbine, Van houtte's columbine
Aquilegia eximia
© 2009 Terry Dye
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Aquilegia eximia
© 2002 Brad Kelley
Aquilegia eximia
© 2012 Jason Matthias Mills
Aquilegia eximia, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Aquilegia eximia
© 2012 Aaron Arthur
Genus: Aquilegia
Foothill Woodland, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Chaparral, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
Toxicity: MINOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   4.2 (broad endemic / strong indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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ICPN: Aquilegia tracyi
More information about  Aquilegia eximia
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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: Apr 23, 2018).

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