Common Names: Wild columbineCanadian columbine, eastern red columbine
Sub-category: Buttercup family
An herbaceous perennial. Height is 15 to 90 cm. Leaves are lobed and grouped in 3s, growing from the base and off the flowering stems. Flowers are 1 to 2 inches long and have yellow petals with a red spur and red sepals, nodding on stems above the leaves. The round end of the spur contains nectar, which is sought by butterflies and hummingbirds.
Found in woodlands and rocky slopes. Blooms in late spring.
Primary Flower Color: Red/Orange
Secondary Flower Color: Yellow