Red Columbine or Western Columbine

Aquilegia formosa

Red Columbine
Red Columbine
Red Columbine

A dramatically pretty plant found at Sweet Creek, on the lower Siuslaw River near Mapleton. Presumably the Chinese Lantern appearance has something to do with the species name: formosa.

- - Updated 12/20/2012
- - Updated 06/21/2008