Aquilegia flavescens

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For the Sierra Columbine, also sometimes called "Yellow Columbine", see Aquilegia pubescens.
Aquilegia flavescens
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
Order: Ranunculales
Family: Ranunculaceae
Genus: Aquilegia
Species: A. flavescens
Binomial name
Aquilegia flavescens
S. Watson

Aquilegia flavescens (Yellow Columbine) is a wildflower native to mountain meadows, open woods, and alpine slopes of the Rocky Mountains from Utah north to British Columbia and Alberta.

The plant grows to 20-70 cm in height. While the most common flower color is yellow, portions of the flowers can also be yellow-pink, raspberry pink, white, and cream.

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