Aquilegia saximontana

Rydberg in A. Gray et al.

in A. Gray et al., Syn. Fl. N. Amer. 1: 43. 1895.

Conservation concernEndemicIllustrated
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 3.

Stems 5-25 cm. Basal leaves 1-2×-ternately compound, 5-25 cm, no longer than stems; leaflets green adaxially, 7-22 mm, not viscid; primary petiolules 7-40 mm (leaflets usually crowded), glabrous. Flowers nodding; sepals divergent from floral axis, blue, oblong-ovate, 9-18 × 5-8 mm, apex obtuse to acute; petals: spurs blue, hooked, 3-9 mm, stout, evenly tapered from base, blades yellowish, oblong or spatulate, 7-10 × 3-5 mm; stamens 5-8 mm. Follicles 7-10 mm; beak 3-5 mm. 2n = 14.


Phenology: Flowering summer (Jul–Aug).
Habitat: Cliffs and rocky slopes, subalpine and alpine
Elevation: 3300-4000 m

Discussion

Of conservation concern.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.
... more about "Aquilegia saximontana"
Obtuse (?) +  and Acute (?) +
Alan T. Whittemore +
Rydberg in A. Gray et al. +
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 />) +
0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
spatulate;oblong +
3mm;5mm +
globose;cylindric +
1-10-flowered +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (30 cm300 mm <br />0.3 m <br />) +
3300-4000 m +
1-10-flowered +
showy +  and inconspicuous +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (30 cm300 mm <br />0.3 m <br />) +
0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
sessile +  and aggregate +
Cliffs and rocky slopes, subalpine and alpine +
axillary +  and terminal +
compound +  and simple +
whorled +, opposite +  and alternate +
cauline +  and basal +
not viscid +
parted +  and lobed +
0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (2.2 cm22 mm <br />0.022 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 (Jul–Aug). +
5 +  and 10 +
0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br />) +
in A. Gray et al., Syn. Fl. N. Amer. +
not arillate +  and stalked +
obovoid +
not persistent +
distinct +
3 +  and 6 +
oblong-ovate +
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 /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
Conservation concern +, Endemic +  and Illustrated +
backward-pointing +
tapered +  and hooked +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br />) +
scale-like +
5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br /> (25 cm250 mm <br />0.25 m <br />) +
persistent +
Aquilegia saximontana +
Aquilegia +
species +
enlarged +
herbaceous +  and woody +