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Aquilegia  scopulorum Tidestr.   
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FamilyRANUNCULACEAE
Genus species var.Aquilegia  scopulorum Tidestr. 
SynonymsAquilegia caerulea var. calcarea M.E.Jones
 Aquilegia scopulorum var. calcarea (M.E.Jones) Munz
 Aquilegia scopulorum ssp. perplexans Clokey
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.ColoradoNevadaUtahWyoming
rocky slopes
Altitude2000-3500m
Description basal leaves biternate, leaflets densely crowded, on both faces glaucous, flowers erect, spur blue to white, straight, 25-40mm long
Size5-30cm
Colorbluish white
Bloomlate spring
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, uncovered, germ. 1-3 months, 18-21°C
division in spring
BibliographyFlora of North America www.eFloras.org
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
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