Flora of Mount Holyokeby Karen Searcy
Taxonomy
Wild Columbine
Aquilegia canadensis Talus slopes
Ranunculaceae
Flowering PeriodMay
(c) TB
HabitatTalus slopes, cliff edges, rocky ridge tops
Height6 - 12 inches
DescriptionFlowers are 1-2 inches long with small red sepals and yellow petals with long, red spurs. A cluster of yellow stamens extend beyond the petals.
LeavesThe compound leaves are divided 2 or 3 times into groups of 3?s.
(c) PW
DistributionFlowers are 1-2 inches long with small red sepals and yellow petals with long, red spurs. A cluster of yellow stamens extend beyond the petals.