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Colorado Columbine - Aquilegia coerulea
Other Names:  Aquilegia caerulea

Status Under Review

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SU

Agency Status
USFWS:
USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 6

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General Description
Stems 20–60 cm. Leaves sparsely hairy; blades twice ternate; ultimate segments 1–4 cm long. Flowers few, nodding; sepals yellowish blue, 10–15 mm long; petals white with a pale blue, hooked spur ca. 5 mm long. Fruit 15–25 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
MT to CA and AZ (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 1

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Habitat
Moist meadows, open forest; montane, lower subalpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

References
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