Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common (rare in Coastal Plain of GA, NC, SC)

Look for it in forests, woodlands, rock outcrops, esp (though by no means entirely) on calcareous or mafic substrates, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade ...Moist ...Variable ...Dry

LEAVES:
Ternately decompound
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
Red/Yellow
5 sepals
5 petals

FRUIT:
Spring
Aggregate of follicles

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Ranunculales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Aquilegia canadensis   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Aquilegia canadensis   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 076-02-001:
Aquilegia canadensis   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Eastern Columbine, Canada Columbine