Columbine Eastern Red

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Eastern red columbine (Aquilegia canadensis) is a native herbaceous perennial wildflower in the Ranunculaceae (buttercup) family. It is found throughout eastern North America, from Newfoundland and Labrador to Minnesota and south to Florida and Texas.

Columbine is a slender plant that typically grows 1-3 feet tall. The leaves are compound, with three leaflets each. The flowers are nodding, with five red sepals and five yellow petals. The petals have spurs that point downward. The flowers bloom in spring, from April to June.

Eastern red columbine is a popular garden plant. It is easy to grow and care for. It prefers partial shade to full sun and moist, well-drained soil. It can be propagated by seed or division.


Columbine Eastern Red
Aquilegia canadensis
Columbine Eastern Red

Eastern red columbine is a valuable addition to any garden. It is a beautiful and delicate wildflower that attracts hummingbirds and butterflies. It is also a native plant, which means it is well-adapted to the local environment.

Here are some additional information about Eastern red columbine:

It is a member of the buttercup family, Ranunculaceae.
The genus name, Aquilegia, comes from the Latin word for "eagle," referring to the shape of the spurs on the petals.
The species name, canadensis, means "of Canada."
Eastern red columbine is a state wildflower of Connecticut, Minnesota, and Wisconsin.
It is listed as a threatened species in Massachusetts.

Aquilegia canadensis, also known as eastern red columbine, is a native wildflower to the following states in the United States and Canada:

  • United States: Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Vermont, West Virginia, Wisconsin



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