Ranunculaceae

Aconitum columbianum

Aconitum columbianum

The photos of the white A. columbianum were taken near Camp Dick, near Nederland, CO. Below photos taken along the trail to Bard Peak, Colorado.
Aquilegia formosa

Aquilegia formosa

Aquilegia Formosa , or Red Columbine, is a member of the Ranunculaceae family and a perennial herb. The word columbine is derived from the Latin columbina for ‘dove like’ in reference to the calyx spurs resembling doves aligned in a ring....
Ranunculus escholtzii var. trisectus

Ranunculus escholtzii var. trisectus

Ranunculus escholtzii var trisectus is a multi-stemmed perennial herb, standing 5 to 20 cm tall. The root system is composed of a crown with a fibrous system below. Flowering stems are thickend and hold between 1 and 3 flowers at their apex. The flowers...

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