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Golden Columbine

Aquilegia chrysantha


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.


Found in Zilker Botanical Gardens, Austin, TX, USA.


Native to the southwestern United States from extreme southern Utah to Texas and northwestern Mexico.

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KimLomman 8 years ago

Thanks Ali :)

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Spotted on May 19, 2013
Submitted on May 29, 2013

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