Definition of Aquilegia vulgaris

1. Noun. Common European columbine having variously colored (white or blue to purple or red) short-spurred flowers; naturalized in United States.

Exact synonyms: Granny's Bonnets
Group relationships: Genus Aquilegia
Generic synonyms: Aquilege, Aquilegia, Columbine



Lexicographical Neighbors of Aquilegia Vulgaris

Aqua-Lung
Aquarian
Aquarians
Aquarius
Aquarius the Water Bearer
Aquariuses
Aquaspirillum
Aquifoliaceae
Aquila
Aquila chrysaetos
Aquila degli Abruzzi
Aquila rapax
Aquilegia canadensis
Aquilegia coerulia
Aquilegia scopulorum calcarea
Aquilegia vulgaris
Aquinas
Aquinian
Aquitaine
Aquitania
Aquitanian
Ar
Arab
Arab-Berber
Arab-Israeli War
Arab League
Arab Republic of Egypt
Arab Revolutionary Brigades
Arab Spring
Arab World

Literary usage of Aquilegia vulgaris

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1841)
"I.—Considerations respecting Spur-shaped Nectaries, and those of the Aquilegia vulgaris in particular. By M. Cm, MOR- REN, Professor in ordinary at the ..."

2. Wild flowers worth notice by Phebe Lankester (1879)
"aquilegia vulgaris. AQUILEGIA, literally water-gatherer, is another genus of plants of the Ranunculus family, so called because the leaves collect water in ..."

3. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1897)
"aquilegia vulgaris L. Sp. Pl. 533. 1753. Stout, erect, pubescent or nearly glabrous, i°-j0 high, branching above. Basal and lower leaves 4'-6' broad, ..."

4. Studies in Gardening by Arthur Clutton-Brock (1916)
"The amateur should aim at obtaining plants with the vigour of growth of Aquilegia vulgaris and the beauty of flower of the long-spurred species. ..."

5. Drugs and medicines of North America: A Publication Devoted to the by John Uri Lloyd, Curtis Gates Lloyd (1885)
"The aquilegia vulgaris, though native of Europe, is familiar in all our flower-gardens under the name of Columbine.* It can be readily recognized, ..."

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