||Aquilegia vulgaris L.
Plant: 20 to 40 cm tall; flowering late spring to early summer
Flower: 5-parted, pendant, bell-shaped, approx 3-4 cm long; flowers usually blue but may be purple, white, or pink; 5 sepals, 5 petals with short thick spurs; stamens numerous, white, not longer than sepals; pistils not extending beyond stamens
Leaves: compound, divided and sub-divided into 3's
Habitat: old fields, homesites
Similar Species: flowers of Aquilegia canadensis are different in color and other details and that species is found in a different habitat
Note: native of Europe, escapes from cultivation