Aquilegia jonesii

Parry

Amer. Naturalist 8: 211. 1874.

EndemicIllustrated
Synonyms: Aquilegia jonesii var. elatior Boothman
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 3.

Stems 3.5-12 cm. Basal leaves 1-2×-ternately compound, 2.5-10 cm, not much shorter than stems; leaflets to 3-12 mm, not viscid, glaucous on both sides; primary petiolules 1-10 mm (leaflets very crowded), pilose. Flowers usually erect; sepals divergent from floral axis, blue or purple, oblongelliptic, 15-22 × 6-10 mm, apex acute to obtuse; petals: spurs blue, straight, ± parallel, 8-15 mm, stout (at least proximally), evenly tapered from base, blades blue, oblong to spatulate, 8-13 × 5-6 mm; stamens 9-14 mm. Follicles 14-22 mm; beak 8-12 mm. 2n = 14.


Phenology: Flowering summer (Jun–Jul).
Habitat: Rocky places in limestone areas, usually subalpine
Elevation: 1800-3400 m

Discussion

Selected References

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Lower Taxa

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... more about "Aquilegia jonesii"
Acute (?) +  and Obtuse (?) +
Alan T. Whittemore +
2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br /> (10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 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 />) +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1.3 cm13 mm <br />0.013 m <br />) +
oblong;spatulate +
5mm;6mm +
globose;cylindric +
1-10-flowered +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (30 cm300 mm <br />0.3 m <br />) +
Alta. +, Mont. +  and Wyo. +
1800-3400 m +
1-10-flowered +
showy +  and inconspicuous +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (30 cm300 mm <br />0.3 m <br />) +
1.4 cm14 mm <br />0.014 m <br /> (2.2 cm22 mm <br />0.022 m <br />) +
sessile +  and aggregate +
Rocky places in limestone areas, usually subalpine +
axillary +  and terminal +
compound +  and simple +
whorled +, opposite +  and alternate +
cauline +  and basal +
not viscid +
parted +  and lobed +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 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 +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
Amer. Naturalist +
not arillate +  and stalked +
obovoid +
purple;blue +
not persistent +
distinct +
3 +  and 6 +
oblongelliptic +
0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (5.1 cm51 mm <br />0.051 m <br />) +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
Endemic +  and Illustrated +
straight +
backward-pointing +
tapered +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
scale-like +
3.5 cm35 mm <br />0.035 m <br /> (12 cm120 mm <br />0.12 m <br />) +
persistent +
Aquilegia jonesii var. elatior +
Aquilegia jonesii +
Aquilegia +
species +
enlarged +
herbaceous +  and woody +