Aquilegia micrantha

Eastwood

Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci., ser. 2, 4: 559-560, plate 19. 1895.

EndemicIllustrated
Synonyms: Aquilegia flavescens var. rubicunda (Tidestrom) S. L. Welsh Aquilegia micrantha var. mancosana Eastwood
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 3.

Stems 30-60 cm. Basal leaves 2-3×-ternately compound, 10-35 cm, much shorter than stems; leaflets green adaxially, to 13-32 mm, viscid; primary petiolules 21-64 mm (leaflets not crowded), glandular-pubescent or glandular. Flowers erect or nodding; sepals perpendicular to floral axis, white, cream, blue, or pink, oblong-lanceolate, 8-20 × 3-6 mm, apex acuminate to obtuse; petals: spurs white or colored like sepals, straight, ± parallel or divergent, 15-30 mm, slender, evenly tapered from base or occasionally ± abruptly narrowed near middle, blades white or cream, oblong, 6-10 × 3-7 mm; stamens 9-14 mm. Follicles 10-20 mm; beak 8-10 mm.


Phenology: Flowering spring–summer (Apr–Sep).
Habitat: Seepy rock walls of canyons
Elevation: 1000-2500 m

Discussion

Selected References

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Lower Taxa

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... more about "Aquilegia micrantha"
Acuminate (?) +  and Obtuse (?) +
Alan T. Whittemore +
Eastwood +
10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br /> (35 cm350 mm <br />0.35 m <br />) +
cuneate +, truncate +  and cordate +
straight +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
cream +  and white +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
3mm;7mm +
globose;cylindric +
1-10-flowered +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (30 cm300 mm <br />0.3 m <br />) +
Ariz. +, Colo. +  and Utah. +
1000-2500 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 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
sessile +  and aggregate +
Seepy rock walls of canyons +
axillary +  and terminal +
compound +  and simple +
whorled +, opposite +  and alternate +
cauline +  and basal +
parted +  and lobed +
1.3 cm13 mm <br />0.013 m <br /> (3.2 cm32 mm <br />0.032 m <br />) +
palmate +  and pinnate +
narrowed +
distinct +
conspicuous +
reduced +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br />) +
Flowering spring–summer (Apr–Sep). +
5 +  and 10 +
glandular +  and glandular-pubescent +
2.1 cm21 mm <br />0.021 m <br /> (6.4 cm64 mm <br />0.064 m <br />) +
Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci., ser. +
not arillate +  and stalked +
obovoid +
pink;blue;pink;blue;cream;white +
not persistent +
distinct +
perpendicular +
3 +  and 6 +
like +  and oblong-lanceolate +
0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (5.1 cm51 mm <br />0.051 m <br />) +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br />) +
Endemic +  and Illustrated +
divergent +  and parallel +
colored +  and white +
straight +
backward-pointing +
tapered +
slender +
1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br /> (3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br />) +
scale-like +
30 cm300 mm <br />0.3 m <br /> (60 cm600 mm <br />0.6 m <br />) +
persistent +
Aquilegia flavescens var. rubicunda +  and Aquilegia micrantha var. mancosana +
Aquilegia micrantha +
Aquilegia +
species +
enlarged +
herbaceous +  and woody +