[The Buttercup Family in the Cascade Mountains]

Columbine of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington

The Genus Aquilegia



Yellow Columbine: Aquilegia flavescens: Flowers yellowish. Leaves compound ternate, non-hairy. Flowers with five yellow spurs.

Red Columbine, Western Columbine, Sitka Columbine: Aquilegia formosa - Similar in appearance to Yellow Columbine, but the sepals and five spurs are red, will the central petals are yellow. Leaves compound ternate.

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