Plant ID forum: Wildflower ID

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Name: Annabelle
Clifton Park, NY (Zone 5b)
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Orchids Garden Ideas: Level 1
May 12, 2016 7:26 AM CST
Found near the Mohawk River in New York.
USDA Zone 5b
It grows on rocks that run alongside the river.
They just started blooming 2 days ago.

Any ideas on what flower this may be?
Thanks in advance!

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Name: Jennifer
48036 MI (Zone 6b)
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May 12, 2016 7:34 AM CST
A Columbine of some sort.
Name: Rick R.
near Minneapolis, MN zone 4a
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May 12, 2016 7:54 AM CST
Aquilegia canadensis (Wild columbine)
They grow much smaller than normal when conditions are less than ideal.
springfield MO area (Zone 6a)
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May 12, 2016 9:17 AM CST
it is a wild columbine, they do reseed prolifically. they bloom mainly in the spring, and then have sparse blooms off and on after that. The plants themselves are not invasive and pull out easily. Hummingbirds like them, I don't think they have a scent much. The seeds are tiny and black, kind of like a poppy seed.
Name: Lin
Florida (Zone 9b)
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May 12, 2016 7:08 PM CST
Eastern Red Columbine (Aquilegia canadensis) sure is pretty ... wish they grew in Florida.
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