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Aquilegia coerulea var. ochroleuca

Aquilegia coerulea James var. ochroleuca Hook.

Aquilegia caerulea James var. ochroleuca Hook. orth. var.

Colorado Blue Columbine, Columbine

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassMagnoliidaeIncludes magnolias, nutmeg, bay laurel, cinnamon, avocado, black pepper, and many others
OrderRanunculalesBasal (evolved earlier) eudicots, also called “true dicots”
FamilyRanunculaceaeButtercup family
GenusAquilegiaFrom Latin aquila, or “eagle,” for the flower’s resemblence to an eagle’s claw
Speciescoerulea“Blue” (flowers)
var.ochroleuca“Yellowish-white” (flowers)

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Aquilegia coerulea var. ochroleuca description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 11 Apr 2012.

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Aquilegia coerulea (Colorado Blue Columbine, Columbine)

A white variety of blue columbine. Found at an elevation of 12,000'. (The big leaves are corn plant.) · 11/27/2009 · Ouray, CO · By Constance B. Kent ID is uncertain

Aquilegia coerulea (Colorado Blue Columbine, Columbine)

6/15/1996 · Florissant and Lake George area, CO · By Tim Chandler

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