• native
  • The genus is native to tropical and subtropical regions of the New World, from the southern United States (southern South Carolina west to southern Texas) and south to northern Argentina. (blogspot.no)
  • word
  • The genus name Aquilegia is derived from the Latin word for eagle ( aquila ), because the shape of the flower petals, which are said to resemble an eagle's claw. (blogspot.com.au)