Aquilegia laramiensis

A. Nelson

Wyoming Agric. Exp. Sta. Bull. 28: 78-79. 1896.

Common names: Laramie columbine
Conservation concernEndemic
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 3.

Stems 5-25 cm. Basal leaves 1-2×-ternately compound, 5-25 cm, about as long as stems; leaflets green adaxially, to 9-27 mm, not viscid; primary petiolules 17-35 mm (leaflets not crowded), glabrous. Flowers nodding; sepals divergent from floral axis, greenish white, linear or lanceolate, 7-15 × 1-4 mm, apex acute to rounded; petals: spurs white, hooked, 5-8 mm, stout, evenly tapered from base, blades cream colored, oblong to elliptic, 5-12 × 3-7 mm; stamens 10-11 mm. Follicles 10-14 mm; beak 3-5 mm. 2n = 14.

Phenology: Flowering summer (Jun–Jul).
Habitat: Rock crevices
Elevation: 2000-2500 m


Of conservation concern.

Aquilegia laramiensis is endemic to the Laramie Mountains.

Selected References


Lower Taxa