Fort Lewis College Herbarium
Catalog #: FLD0011174
Occurrence ID (GUID): 3dcf1d97-e749-4fa1-bb02-780fcaac9a1c
Secondary Catalog #: 013580
Taxon: Aquilegia coerulea E. James
Family: Ranunculaceae
Collector: Ashley A. Krich   3   
Date: 2018-06-20
Locality: United States, Colorado, San Juan, East side of County Road 4, about 3 miles south of Cunningham Creek's junction with the Animas River.
37.798633  -107.578033
Georeference Remarks: Verbatim coordinates verified.
Elevation: 3155 meters (10348ft)
Habitat: Occurring a few meters up on the steep, West-facing embankment.
Substrate: A thin layer of soil sits on top of a rocky base, much of which is bare. Sunny area with no shade.
Description: Sepals are a deep blue-purple along the spurs, fading to white at the flared tip. Petals area a matching deep blue-purple. This sepal/petal color fades to lighter purple in older flowers.
Reproductive Condition: Flower, Fruit
Notes: Found growing in small groups of 2-3 among other low-lying foliage (Poaceae, Apiaceae, Asteraceae)
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Record ID: 3dcf1d97-e749-4fa1-bb02-780fcaac9a1c
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Ross McCauley, Curator (
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