Ranunculaceae Aquilegia formosa Fisch. ex DC.

Western Columbine

Hanaksiala - Food, Candy

Use documented by:
Compton, Brian Douglas, 1993, Upper North Wakashan and Southern Tsimshian Ethnobotany: The Knowledge and Usage of Plants..., Ph.D. Dissertation, University of British Columbia, page 262

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Scientific name: Aquilegia formosa Fisch. ex DC.
USDA symbol: AQFO (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Western Columbine
Family: Ranunculaceae
Family (APG): Ranunculaceae
Native American Tribe: Hanaksiala
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Candy
Notes: Flowers sucked by children for the sweet nectar.

RECRD: 61368 id: 3919