Red Columbine, Sitka Columbine, Western Columbine
Synonyms: Aquilegia formosa var. formosa, Aquilegia formosa var. truncata
Western columbine observed in bloom atop Mount Hebo, Coast Range, Oregon......June 2, 2021.
Western columbine observed in open conifer forest along the Pacific Crest Trail #2000 within the first mile of trail west of Cook and Green Pass, Klamath National Forest, Siskiyou County, CA........July 14, 2020.
The flower of western columbine opening. The petals are yellow in color and are not seen in this view. What looks like red petals are really the sepals. Photographed on open slopes at Saddle Mountain in the Coast Range of northwestern Oregon.........June 14, 2009.