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Aquilegia eximia  Van Houtte ex Planch..
Serpentine columbine,  Sticky columbine, Van Houtte's columbine
Aquilegia eximia, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, and is endemic (limited) to California.

Bloom Period
Genus: Aquilegia
Toxicity: MINOR

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Serpentine affinity: 4.2; (broad endemic / strong indicator)

Communities: Foothill Woodland, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Chaparral, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF: Aquilegia fontinalis
JEF: Aquilegia tracyi
More information about  Aquilegia eximia
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Feb 22, 2020).