2736 - AlpenPix (Wild) - 2010-11-30|
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Locality: USA - Colorado - Wetlands in Peak 7 area, Breckenridge, Colorado, at 9,800 feet.
Photographer: Jane Hendrix
Note: Aconitum columbianum grows to a height of 48 inches in the wild, preferring wet, boggy soil in full sun to light shade. It is easy to grow in a cultivated garden in ordinary soil, producing multiple flower stalks with many more flowers per plant than in the wild. It self-sows gently and does not become a pest. (Sent: Alpineemail@example.com)
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