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Aquilegia vulgaris

Aquilegia vulgaris L.

 

Colombine, Columbine

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassMagnoliidaeIncludes magnolias, nutmeg, bay laurel, cinnamon, avocado, black pepper, and many others
OrderRanunculalesBasal (evolved earlier) eudicots, also called “true dicots”
FamilyRanunculaceaeButtercup family
GenusAquilegiaFrom Latin aquila, or “eagle,” for the flower’s resemblence to an eagle’s claw
Speciesvulgaris

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Aquilegia vulgaris (Colombine, Columbine)

6/1/2013 · Beaver Brook Assn Conservation Lands, Rte. 130, Hollis, NH
≈ 7 × 4½" (16 × 11 cm)

Aquilegia vulgaris (Colombine, Columbine)

A cultivar. · 5/27/2016 · Acton Arboretum, Acton, MA
≈ 8 × 11" (20 × 28 cm)

Aquilegia vulgaris description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 30 May 2016.

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Aquilegia vulgaris (Colombine, Columbine)

6/1/2013 · Beaver Brook Assn Conservation Lands, Rte. 130, Hollis, NH
≈ 3½ × 4" (9 × 9.9 cm)

Aquilegia vulgaris (Colombine, Columbine)

6/1/2013 · Beaver Brook Assn Conservation Lands, Rte. 130, Hollis, NH
≈ 5 × 4½" (13 × 11 cm)

Aquilegia vulgaris (Colombine, Columbine)

A cultivar. · 5/27/2016 · Acton Arboretum, Acton, MA
≈ 15 × 10" (39 × 26 cm)

Aquilegia vulgaris (Colombine, Columbine)

A cultivar. · 5/27/2016 · Acton Arboretum, Acton, MA
≈ 6 × 4" (16 × 11 cm)

Aquilegia vulgaris (Colombine, Columbine)

A cultivar. · 5/27/2016 · Acton Arboretum, Acton, MA
≈ 15 × 14" (37 × 34 cm)

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