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Taxon: Aquilegia formosa Fisch. ex DC.

Genus: Aquilegia
Family: Ranunculaceae subfamily: Isopyroideae tribe: Isopyreae subtribe: Isopyrinae.
Nomen number: 3747
Place of publication: Prodr. 1:50. 1824
Name verified on: 18-Jan-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 24-Jun-2002
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).
Accessions: 7 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


See also subordinate taxa:


Common names:

  • skönakleja   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish   [Aquilegia formosa var. truncata]

Economic importance:

  • Gene sources: ornamental features   (fide Dict Gard)
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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Subarctic America: Canada - Yukon Territory [s.]; United States - Alaska [s.]
    Western Canada: Canada - Alberta [s.w.], British Columbia
    Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Idaho, Montana [w.], Oregon, Washington
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California, Nevada, Utah
    Northern Mexico: Mexico - Baja Norte

References:

  • Dorn, R. D. 1977. Manual of the vascular plants of Wyoming. [lists as A. formosa Fisch. ex DC.].
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Hitchcock, C. L. et al. 1955–1969. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Moss, E. H. & J. G. Packer. 1983. Flora of Alberta, ed. 2.
  • Munz, P. A. & D. D. Keck. 1959. A California flora.
  • Munz, P. A. 1946. Aquilegia the cultivated and wild columbines. Gentes Herbarum 7:102.
  • Scoggan, H. J. 1978–1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986–. European garden flora.
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Aquilegia formosa Fisch. ex DC.:


Images:

More:
  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

Abbreviations & symbols in GRIN Taxonomy

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?3747 (24 October 2014)

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