Taxon  Report   89    
Aconitum columbianum  Nutt.  var. howellii  (A. Nelson & J. F. Macbr.) C. L. Hitchc.  
(no longer an active name)
Howell's monkshood
Aconitum columbianum var. howellii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

Bloom Period
Toxicity: MAJOR

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Communities: wetland-riparian

Name Status:
JEF + PLANTS other name:
Aconitum columbianum ssp. viviparum

NOTE: Aconitum columbianum var. howellii is no longer an active name.
More information about  Aconitum columbianum var. howellii
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Oct 15, 2019).