|» The lilac things are sepals aka calyxes.
Flowering: 2011-11-14, in the Spring (Melbourne, Victoria, Australia).
The leaves of this plant look extremely like parsley, but may be poisonous.
The plant's seeds and roots are highly poisonous however, and contain cardiogenic toxins.
See also Aquilegia Dragonfly and Aquilegia coerulea.