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Plant Identification: SOLVED: Is this Wild Columbine?

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Tree_Climber
Brown City, MI
(Zone 5a)

April 19, 2001
11:15 PM

Post #3841

Hello,
I know it would be easier to identify this if the flowers had opened, but maybe someone will recognize this plant.
Could it be a wild Columbine? We have a lot of it growing in our Woods.

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poppysue
Westbrook, ME
(Zone 5a)


April 20, 2001
12:53 AM

Post #69173

It's hard to tell without it leafed out. I don't think it's a columbine but I'm not sure. I can tell the spotted leaves in the background are little trout lilies though. They have tiny yellow lily like flowers in late spring. They're also called Dog toothed violet or the Latin name is erythronium americanum.
Kathleen
Panama, NY
(Zone 5a)

April 20, 2001
1:02 AM

Post #69175

it's blue cohosh, Caulophyllum thalictroides. It has an odd, rather small mauvish brown flower and blue berries in late summer. They are very attractive foliage plants.
Patty

April 20, 2001
2:45 AM

Post #69199

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ehrikon
Switzerland
(Zone 6b)

April 20, 2001
9:03 PM

Post #69388

can be a paeonie also?
Kathleen
Panama, NY
(Zone 5a)

April 20, 2001
10:10 PM

Post #69409

No, this is definitely the cohosh - I have a bunch in the side yard at about the same stage.

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