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Thursday, June 19, 2008
Dwarf Columbine on a Wednesday Evening
Columbines belong to the genus Aquilegia. The name is derived from the Latin aquila which means eagle, a possible reference to the hooked spurs of some species appearing like the claws of that bird. Columbines are members of the Buttercup Family.
For an intimate closeup of the dwarf columbine click here !