Aquilegia
Or The Columbine Flower

Also called Granny's Bonnet, a perennial plant that is found in meadows, woodlands, and at higher altitudes throughout the Northern Hemisphere, known for the spurred petals of their flowers.
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Purple Granny's Bonnet
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Aquilegia external link Or The Columbine Flower
Also called Granny's Bonnet
In A Yard, Santa Clara neighborhood, Eugene, Oregon
(Photo taken 10:21:31 Saturday 9 May 2015)
(Photo posted Sunday 10 May 2015)
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A purple Columbine flower whose petals had not full spread thereby making it look more like a Granny's Bonnet than a Columbine. This flower had also been dusted with the filaments from a neighborhood cottonwood tree.


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Atop Long Thin Stems
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Aquilegia external link Or The Columbine Flower
Also called Granny's Bonnet
In A Yard, Santa Clara neighborhood, Eugene, Oregon
(Photo taken 10:21:50 Saturday 9 May 2015)
(Photo posted Sunday 10 May 2015)
© 2015 Bryan Costales
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Two purple Columbine with their folded heads rose high atop thin, delicate stems.


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Stages Of Opening
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Aquilegia external link Or The Columbine Flower
Also called Granny's Bonnet
In A Yard, Santa Clara neighborhood, Eugene, Oregon
(Photo taken 10:22:04 Saturday 9 May 2015)
(Photo posted Sunday 10 May 2015)
© 2015 Bryan Costales
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Four purple Columbine flowers illustrated the various stages of unfolding from a bud into a full flower.


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Four Radially Symmetric Petals
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Aquilegia external link Or The Columbine Flower
Also called Granny's Bonnet
In A Yard, Santa Clara neighborhood, Eugene, Oregon
(Photo taken 10:22:08 Saturday 9 May 2015)
(Photo posted Sunday 10 May 2015)
© 2015 Bryan Costales
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A fully bloomed Columbine flower with it four radially symmetric petals. One of the petals showed signs of damage.


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Long Nectar Spurs
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Aquilegia external link Or The Columbine Flower
Also called Granny's Bonnet
In A Yard, Santa Clara neighborhood, Eugene, Oregon
(Photo taken 10:22:23 Saturday 9 May 2015)
(Photo posted Sunday 10 May 2015)
© 2015 Bryan Costales
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Some species of the Columbine flower show long nectar spurs.


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Two Tone Flower
(6 of 10) (497 views)

Aquilegia external link Or The Columbine Flower
Also called Granny's Bonnet
In A Yard, Santa Clara neighborhood, Eugene, Oregon
(Photo taken 10:22:28 Saturday 9 May 2015)
(Photo posted Sunday 10 May 2015)
© 2015 Bryan Costales
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This species of Columbine had purple outer petals and white inner petals.


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White Columbine Flowers
(7 of 10) (468 views)

Aquilegia external link Or The Columbine Flower
Also called Granny's Bonnet
In A Yard, Santa Clara neighborhood, Eugene, Oregon
(Photo taken 10:23:11 Saturday 9 May 2015)
(Photo posted Sunday 10 May 2015)
© 2015 Bryan Costales
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A pure white Columbine flower grew where direct sunlight could highlight it for great effect.


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Four Pale Pink Spurs
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Aquilegia external link Or The Columbine Flower
Also called Granny's Bonnet
In A Yard, Santa Clara neighborhood, Eugene, Oregon
(Photo taken 10:23:18 Saturday 9 May 2015)
(Photo posted Sunday 10 May 2015)
© 2015 Bryan Costales
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The pure white Columbine flower was not pure after all. Its trailing spurs were a pale pink tint.


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Rose-Pink Columbines
(9 of 10) (472 views)

Aquilegia external link Or The Columbine Flower
Also called Granny's Bonnet
In A Yard, Santa Clara neighborhood, Eugene, Oregon
(Photo taken 10:23:18 Saturday 9 May 2015)
(Photo posted Sunday 10 May 2015)
© 2015 Bryan Costales
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A pair of Columbine flowers with the inside of their spurs and their surrounding outer petals set off in a bright rose-pink.


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Two Columbines In Celebration
(10 of 10) (474 views)

Aquilegia external link Or The Columbine Flower
Also called Granny's Bonnet
In A Yard, Santa Clara neighborhood, Eugene, Oregon
(Photo taken 10:23:45 Saturday 9 May 2015)
(Photo posted Sunday 10 May 2015)
© 2015 Bryan Costales
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Two of the pale pink backed white Columbine flowers were arranged in poses that reminded one of a celebration.


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