Aquilegia canadensis - Wild Columbine

This native herbaceous perennial can be found in woodlands and rocky slopes and grows to about 3 ft.

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  • <i>Aquilegia canadensis</i> ( Wild Columbine ) - These delicate flowers are about 1.5 inches long
    Aquilegia canadensis ( Wild Columbine )
    Photos H. & M. Ling - 4/20/2012 Delaware Water Gap - Warren County, NJ
  • <i>Aquilegia canadensis</i> ( Wild Columbine ) - A closer look inside
    Aquilegia canadensis ( Wild Columbine )
    Photos H. & M. Ling - 5/6/2004 Somerset County, NJ
  • <i>Aquilegia canadensis</i> ( Wild Columbine ) - Distinctive leaves
    Aquilegia canadensis ( Wild Columbine )
    Photos H. & M. Ling - 5/2/2013 Sourland Mountain Preserve - Somerset County, NJ
  • <i>Aquilegia canadensis</i> ( Wild Columbine ) - Fruiting structure
    Aquilegia canadensis ( Wild Columbine )
    Photos H. & M. Ling - 6/23/2014 Somerset County, NJ
  • <i>Aquilegia canadensis</i> ( Wild Columbine ) - We came across a large population along the Mt Tammany Trail in the Delaware Water Gap, where the trail opened up to give a view of the valley and the rocky slopes
    Aquilegia canadensis ( Wild Columbine )
    Photos H. & M. Ling - 4/20/2012 Delaware Water Gap - Warren County, NJ
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Additional information:
www.illinoiswildflowers.info/woodland/plants/wild_columbine.htm
http://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=AQCA
http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=b400
http://wisplants.uwsp.edu/scripts/detail.asp?SpCode=AQUCAN
http://www.fs.fed.us/database/feis/plants/forb/aqucan/all.html