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Arizona Monkshood

Aconitum infectum

Description:

Long stalk (~6 feet long) with purple flowers on top. Flowers had a "hood" type feature on them but not really pea-like

Habitat:

Side canyon of a perennial creek very near a perennial pool

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3 Comments

Tiz
Tiz 8 years ago

That is great news :) It is a pretty plant!

NickIrvine1
NickIrvine1 8 years ago

Thanks Tiz! I did some searching and I believe it is Arizona Monkshood (Aconitum infectum Greene).

Tiz
Tiz 8 years ago

Hi NickIrvine1!
This looks like som kind of Aconitum! Many of the Aconitum species are very poisonous if you consume the plant in some way. It is a prerennial plant as well.
I hope this helps. /Tina

NickIrvine1
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NickIrvine1

Arizona, USA

Spotted on Jul 13, 2013
Submitted on Jul 14, 2013

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