What was columbine?

Columbina (also "Columbine"), one of the stock characters played in the Commedia dell'arte Aquilegia, the genus of perennial flowering plants called columbines. One variety, Rocky Mountain Columbine, is the state flower of Colorado Wild Columbine a variety of Aquilegia Columbine, Colorado, an unincorporated census-designated place (CDP) in Jefferson County, Colorado, near the cities of Denver and Littleton Columbine High School massacre, a 1999 school shooting in the United States Columbine High School, a school in suburban Denver, the site of the Columbine High School massacre Bowling for Columbine, an Academy Award-winning documentary on the shooting and gun culture in the U.S. by Michael Moore The Columbine Mine massacre, a 1927 mine strike & massacre at Columbine Coal Mine Columbine II and Columbine III, the Lockheed Constellation presidential aircraft used by US President Dwight D. Eisenhower, so named the state flower of wife Mamie's home state of Colorado