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

Discussion

Of conservation concern.

Aquilegia laramiensis is endemic to the Laramie Mountains.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.
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Acute (?) +  and Rounded (?) +
Alan T. Whittemore +
A. Nelson +
5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br /> (25 cm250 mm <br />0.25 m <br />) +
cuneate +, truncate +  and cordate +
straight +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
cream colored +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br />) +
oblong;elliptic +
3mm;7mm +
globose;cylindric +
Laramie columbine +
1-10-flowered +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (30 cm300 mm <br />0.3 m <br />) +
2000-2500 m +
1-10-flowered +
showy +  and inconspicuous +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (30 cm300 mm <br />0.3 m <br />) +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (1.4 cm14 mm <br />0.014 m <br />) +
sessile +  and aggregate +
Rock crevices +
axillary +  and terminal +
compound +  and simple +
whorled +, opposite +  and alternate +
cauline +  and basal +
not viscid +
parted +  and lobed +
0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br /> (2.7 cm27 mm <br />0.027 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 /> (3.5 cm35 mm <br />0.035 m <br />) +
Wyoming Agric. Exp. Sta. Bull. +
not arillate +  and stalked +
obovoid +
greenish white +
not persistent +
distinct +
3 +  and 6 +
lanceolate +  and linear +
0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (5.1 cm51 mm <br />0.051 m <br />) +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
Conservation concern +  and Endemic +
backward-pointing +
tapered +  and hooked +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
scale-like +
5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br /> (25 cm250 mm <br />0.25 m <br />) +
persistent +
Aquilegia laramiensis +
Aquilegia +
species +
enlarged +
herbaceous +  and woody +