Rocky Mountain columbine

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Related to Aquilegia caerulea: Aquilegia canadensis, Aquilegia vulgaris

Rocky Mountain columbine

of Colorado. [Flower Symbolism: Golenpaul, 627]
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Aquilegia caerulea James, Ranunculaceae, or blue columbine, is a widely distributed perennial herb of the southern and central Rocky Mountains of western North America.
Hawkmoths and the geographic patterns of floral variation in Aquilegia caerulea. Evolution 35:763-774.
The results for the Aquilegia caerulea data of figure 1 are given in table 1.
The blue columbine, Aquilegia caerulea, is a perennial herb with relatively large, protandrous flowers pollinated primarily by nectar-foraging hawk moths and pollen-foraging bumble bees (Miller 1978, 1981).
As part of a larger investigation of the evolutionary potential of a natural population of Aquilegia caerulea James, we here estimate the components of phenotypic variance for several traits of probable ecological importance.