Canada Columbine
Aquilegia canadensis L.Ranunculaceae

common name synonyms: Red Columbine, Honeysuckle, Meeting-houses, Red-bell, Wild Columbine

scientific name synonyms: A. latiuscula, A. australis, A. coccinea, A. phoenicantha

subclass: Dicotyledoneae

superorder: Magnoliidae

order: Ranunculales

growth form: herb

life history: perennial

level of invasiveness: benign

weedy in native range: No

noxious weed in the u.s.: No

type of introduction: Intentional

number of vectors: 1.0

introduced range: Britain, France

native range: North America

notes: occasionally cultivated in flower gardens; taken to France from Canada by early Jesuits, intro to England via Tradescant, to Collinson by 1747

invasiveness notes: benign




Credits: Credits: (c) 2001-2006 J. Forman Orth