Aquilegia coerulea var. pinetorum

(Tidestrom) Payson ex Kearney & Peebles

Fl. Pl. Ferns Ariz., 318. 1942.

Endemic
Basionym: Aquilegia pinetorum Tidestrom Amer. Midl. Naturalist 1: 166-167. 1910
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 3.

Leaves 2-3×-ternately compound. Flowers: sepals white, pale blue, or pink, (22-) 29-51 mm; petals: spurs 43-72 mm, blades 20-28 mm; stamens 17-24 mm.


Phenology: Flowering spring–summer (May–Sep).
Habitat: Rocky slopes or near streams, in open woodland or herbland
Elevation: 1800-3400 m

Discussion

Aquilegia coerulea var. pinetorum is very close to A. coerulea var. ochroleuca; leaf differences given by P. A. Munz (1946) do not hold up. The varieties may be reliably distinguished if data on variation in the whole population are available (mean spur length 40-48 mm in populations of A. coerulea var. ochroleuca, 50-58 mm in populations of A. coerulea var. pinetorum), but the range for individual flowers overlaps somewhat.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.
Alan T. Whittemore +
(Tidestrom) Payson ex Kearney & Peebles +
9 cm90 mm <br />0.09 m <br /> (37 cm370 mm <br />0.37 m <br />) +
cuneate +, truncate +  and cordate +
Aquilegia pinetorum +
straight +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br />) +
1.3 cm13 mm <br />0.013 m <br /> (2.8 cm28 mm <br />0.028 m <br />) +
spatulate;oblong +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (2.8 cm28 mm <br />0.028 m <br />) +
5mm;14mm +
globose;cylindric +
1-10-flowered +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (30 cm300 mm <br />0.3 m <br />) +
Ariz. +  and Utah. +
1800-3400 m +
1-10-flowered +
showy +  and inconspicuous +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (30 cm300 mm <br />0.3 m <br />) +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br />) +
sessile +  and aggregate +
Rocky slopes or near streams, in open woodland or herbland +
axillary +  and terminal +
whorled +, opposite +  and alternate +
cauline +  and basal +
4.2 cm42 mm <br />0.042 m <br /> (6.1 cm61 mm <br />0.061 m <br />) +
not viscid +
parted +  and lobed +
1.3 cm13 mm <br />0.013 m <br /> (4.2 cm42 mm <br />0.042 m <br />) +
palmate +  and pinnate +
distinct +
conspicuous +
reduced +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br />) +
Flowering spring–summer (May–Sep). +
5 +  and 10 +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
pilose +  and glabrous +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (7 cm70 mm <br />0.07 m <br />) +
Fl. Pl. Ferns Ariz., +
not arillate +  and stalked +
obovoid +
2.2 cm22 mm <br />0.022 m <br /> (2.9 cm29 mm <br />0.029 m <br />) +
pink;pale blue;pink;pale blue;white +
not persistent +
distinct +
perpendicular +
3 +  and 6 +
elliptic-ovate +  and lanceovate +
2.9 cm29 mm <br />0.029 m <br /> (5.1 cm51 mm <br />0.051 m <br />) +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (2.3 cm23 mm <br />0.023 m <br />) +
divergent +  and parallel +
pink +, blue +  and white +
straight +
backward-pointing +
tapered +
slender +
4.3 cm43 mm <br />0.043 m <br /> (7.2 cm72 mm <br />0.072 m <br />) +
scale-like +
15 cm150 mm <br />0.15 m <br /> (80 cm800 mm <br />0.8 m <br />) +
persistent +
Aquilegia coerulea var. pinetorum +
Aquilegia coerulea +
variety +
enlarged +
herbaceous +  and woody +