Aquilegia chrysantha

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Aquilegia chrysantha
Aquilegia chrysantha 2.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
Order: Ranunculales
Family: Ranunculaceae
Genus: Aquilegia
Species: A. chrysantha
Binomial name
Aquilegia chrysantha
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Aquilegia chrysantha (Golden Columbine) is a perennial herbaceous plant native to the southwestern United States from extreme southern Utah to Texas and northwestern Mexico.

Leaves have three leaflets with three lobes and grow from the base and off the flowering stems.

Flowers grow on a long stem above the leaves and have five pointed yellow sepals and five yellow petals with long spurs projecting backwards between the sepals. At the center of the flower are many yellow stamens.

External links[edit]

Aquilegia chrysantha at CalPhotos