University of Colorado Museum of Natural History Herbarium Vascular Plant Collection
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Taxon:Aquilegia coerulea James ex Torrey Family: HELLEBORACEAE
K. Richard Johnson; Robert Dunlevy
Verbatim Date: 12 July 1935
United States, Colorado, Jackson, Little Columbine Lake.
40.38593 -106.58658 +-1000m. WGS84
I located the lake using K. R. Johnsons 1941 paper (https://www.jstor.org/stable/1929616 p.311). It is an unmarked lake between Rabbit Ears Pass and Muddy Pass on the north side of the road. I placed the point on the north slope along shore of the lake. R
2713 meters Verbatim Elevation:
Aspen forest; meadow; loam soil; north exposure. Great abundance; shade; sun.
Flr & Frt
Aquilegia caerulea var. caerulea, det. Russell B. Miller, 1974. Height 2 feet. [K. Richard Johnson's published paper (1939) says Little Columbine Lake is in Jackson County. Lake cannot be found on map.]