Aquilegia barnebyi

Munz

Leafl. W. Bot. 5: 177-178. 1949.

Endemic
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 3.

Stems 30-80 cm. Basal leaves 2-3×-ternately compound, 5-30 cm, much shorter than stems; leaflets to 8-20 mm, glaucous on both sides, not viscid; primary petiolules 17-34 mm (leaflets not crowded), glabrous. Flowers erect or nodding; sepals perpendicular to floral axis, pink, ovatelanceolate to elliptic, 10-18 × 5-7 mm, apex acute or acuminate; petals: spurs pink, straight, ± parallel, 14-27 mm, stout proximally, slender distally, evenly tapered from base, blades yellow or cream, oblong, 6-10 × 4-6 mm; stamens 11-16 mm. Follicles 18-25 mm; beak 8-12 mm.


Phenology: Flowering summer (Jun–Jul).
Habitat: Cliff walls and talus slopes, usually on shale
Elevation: 1500-2600 m

Discussion

Aquilegia barnebyi is endemic to the Green River drainage. It is very similar to A. micrantha, and intermediate plants are found in Colorado.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.
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Acuminate (?) +  and Acute (?) +
Alan T. Whittemore +
5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br /> (30 cm300 mm <br />0.3 m <br />) +
cuneate +, truncate +  and cordate +
straight +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br />) +
cream +  and yellow +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
4mm;6mm +
globose;cylindric +
1-10-flowered +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (30 cm300 mm <br />0.3 m <br />) +
Colo. +  and Utah. +
1500-2600 m +
1-10-flowered +
nodding +  and erect +
showy +  and inconspicuous +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (30 cm300 mm <br />0.3 m <br />) +
1.8 cm18 mm <br />0.018 m <br /> (2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br />) +
sessile +  and aggregate +
Cliff walls and talus slopes, usually on shale +
axillary +  and terminal +
compound +  and simple +
whorled +, opposite +  and alternate +
cauline +  and basal +
not viscid +
parted +  and lobed +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
palmate +  and pinnate +
distinct +
conspicuous +
reduced +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br />) +
Flowering summer (Jun–Jul). +
5 +  and 10 +
1.7 cm17 mm <br />0.017 m <br /> (3.4 cm34 mm <br />0.034 m <br />) +
Leafl. W. Bot. +
not arillate +  and stalked +
obovoid +
not persistent +
distinct +
perpendicular +
3 +  and 6 +
ovatelanceolate +  and elliptic +
0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (5.1 cm51 mm <br />0.051 m <br />) +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
straight +
backward-pointing +
tapered +
slender +
1.4 cm14 mm <br />0.014 m <br /> (2.7 cm27 mm <br />0.027 m <br />) +
scale-like +
30 cm300 mm <br />0.3 m <br /> (80 cm800 mm <br />0.8 m <br />) +
persistent +
Aquilegia barnebyi +
Aquilegia +
species +
enlarged +
herbaceous +  and woody +