blue columbine

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Related to blue columbine: Rocky Mountain Columbine
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: columbine - columbine of the Rocky Mountains having long-spurred blue flowersblue columbine - columbine of the Rocky Mountains having long-spurred blue flowers
genus Aquilegia - columbine
aquilege, aquilegia, columbine - a plant of the genus Aquilegia having irregular showy spurred flowers; north temperate regions especially mountains
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"In an area where spruce and fir mingle with quaking aspen, in a cool shady well-watered place, I discover a blue columbine, rarest and loveliest of mountain flowers." Inspired, he unfolds a pocketknife and carves "something appropriate" (he doesn't say what) in the bark of the nearest aspen.
Cricket Rohman grew up in Estes Park, Colorado and spent her formative years among deer, coyotes and beautiful blue columbine. Today she is a full-time author writing women's fiction and mysteries about the cowboys, lovers, teachers, dogs, the great outdoors—even Alzheimer's.
The elaborate border is filled with leafy, spiraling vines and rich blue columbine and cornflower blossoms.