Aquilegia elegantula

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Scientific Name Aquilegia elegantula USDA PLANTS Symbol
Common Name Shooting Star Columbine, Red Columbine, Western Red Columbine ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
Family Ranunculaceae (Buttercup) SEINet
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Description Montane and subalpine life zones; erect, small perennial, 4 to 12 inches tall, woolly stems; mostly basal leaves, spatulate in shape, 3/4-inch long and woolly; multiple rayless flowers in single cluster each with white disc florets surrounded by red- or pink-tipped bracts. Descr. excerpt from "Guide to Colorado Wildflowers" by G.K. Guennel. Colorado Status

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