Aquilegia, Or The Columbine Flower

Purple Granny's Bonnet
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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.


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)   •  © 2015 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C14_1112
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Atop Long Thin Stems
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Two purple Columbine with their folded heads rose high atop thin, delicate stems.


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 Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C15_1113
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Stages Of Opening
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Four purple Columbine flowers illustrated the various stages of unfolding from a bud into a full flower.


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 Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C15_1114
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Four Radially Symmetric Petals
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A fully bloomed Columbine flower with it four radially symmetric petals. One of the petals showed signs of damage.


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 Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C15_1115
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Long Nectar Spurs
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Some species of the Columbine flower show long nectar spurs.


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 Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C15_1117
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Two Tone Flower
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This species of Columbine had purple outer petals and white inner petals.


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 Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C15_1118
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White Columbine Flowers
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A pure white Columbine flower grew where direct sunlight could highlight it for great effect.


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 Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C15_1119
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Four Pale Pink Spurs
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The pure white Columbine flower was not pure after all. Its trailing spurs were a pale pink tint.


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 Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C15_1120
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Rose-Pink Columbines
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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.


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 Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C15_1121
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Two Columbines In Celebration
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Two of the pale pink backed white Columbine flowers were arranged in poses that reminded one of a celebration.


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 Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C15_1122
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