Taxon: Aquilegia formosa Fisch. ex DC.

 
Genus: Aquilegia
Family: Ranunculaceae
  Subfamily: Isopyroideae
      Tribe: Isopyreae
        Subtribe: Isopyrinae
Nomen number: 3747
Place of publication: Prodr. 1:50. 1824
Name Verified on: 18-Jan-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 24-Jun-2002
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 7 in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Gene sources: ornamental features (fide Dict Gard)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Baja Norte
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Idaho, - Montana, - Oregon, - Washington
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California, - Nevada, - Utah
    • Subarctic America: Canada - Yukon Territory; United States - Alaska
    • Western Canada: Canada - Alberta, - British Columbia

References:

  • Dorn, R. D. Manual of the vascular plants of Wyoming. 1977 (F Wyom)
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Foster, S. & C. Hobbs A field guide to Western medicinal plants and herbs. 2002 (W Med Pl Herbs)
  • Hitchcock, C. L. et al. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest. 1955-1969 (F Pacif NW)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Moerman, D. Native American ethnobotany, ed. 5. 1998 (Nat Amer Ethnobot)
  • Moss, E. H. & J. G. Packer Flora of Alberta, ed. 2. 1983 (F Alberta)
  • Munz, P. A. 1946. Aquilegia the cultivated and wild columbines (Gentes Herbarum) 7:102.
  • Munz, P. A. & D. D. Keck A California flora. 1959 (F CalifMunz)
  • Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. 1978-1979 (F Canada)
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. 1986- (Eur Gard F)

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Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image