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Wild Columbine or Red Columbine

Wild Columbine [Aquilegia canadensis] found on Bearwallow Mountain on 14 June 2013. It’s a member of the Buttercup (Ranunculaceae) family. Wildflowers of the Carolinas pages 200-201, states that it’s “the only native columbine in the Carolinas” and “once considered for our national wildflower because its flower resembles the talons of the Bald Eagle.” USDA Plants …

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