Kingdom: Plantae > Division: Tracheophyta > Class: Magnoliopsida > Order: Ranunculales > Family: Ranunculaceae > Genus: Aquilegia > Species: Aquilegia vulgaris > See subspecies
Scientific name Source
Aquilegia vulgaris subsp. vulgaris L. Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (2001)
Aquilegia vulgaris subsp. nevadensis (Boiss. & Reut.) T.E.Díaz Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (2001)
Aquilegia vulgaris subsp. dichroa (Freyn) T.E.Díaz Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (2001)
Aquilegia vulgaris subsp. paui (Font Quer) O.Bolos & Vigo Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (2001)

Aquilegia vulgaris L.

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Threat status Europe Not evaluated (IUCN)

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Threat and conservation status

This species has not yet been assessed for the IUCN Red List

Natura 2000 sites

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Legal status

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Gewöhnliche Akelei German Korneck, D., M. Schnittler & I. Vollmer
Synonym Author
Aquilegia collina Jord.
Aquilegia longisepala Zimmeter
Aquilegia mollis Timb.-Lagr.
Aquilegia nemoralis Jord.

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
EoL Encyclopedia of Life
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
ITIS (accepted) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI National Center for Biotechnology Information
NOBANIS: Aquilegia vulgaris European Network on Invasive Alien Species
Wikipedia Wikipedia

External data

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