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Genus: Aquilegia

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Order: Ranunculales > Family: Ranunculaceae

Five species cultivated.

Species cultivated in southern Africa

List from Glen (2002).

Aquilegia atrata

Native to central Europe.


Aquilegia canadensis

Native to eastern USA.


Aquilegia eximia

Native to California.


Aquilegia longissima

Native to southern USA and Mexico.


Aquilegia vulgaris (Columbine)

Native to Europe.



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