Colorado Blue Columbine

Aquilegia caerulea

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  • Colorado Blue Columbine | Colorado Blue Columbine (Aquilegia caerulea) in Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park. Photo: NPS
  • Colorado Blue Columbine | Colorado Blue Columbine (Aquilegia caerulea) in Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park. Photo: NPS
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Basic Information

Other names

Rocky Mountain Columbine

Order

Ranunculales

Family

Ranunculaceae

Size

4-8 in

Leaf Color

Green

Bloom Color

Purple

Colorado Blue Columbine Habitat

Colorado Blue Columbine or Rocky Mountain Columbine (Aquilegia caerulea) is native to the Rocky Mountains. It can thrive in a wide array of habitats, ranging from hot dry talus to shady moist forest floors.

Colorado Blue Columbine Facts

Colorado Blue Columbine or Rocky Mountain Columbine (Aquilegia caerulea) is the state flower of Colorado. The white and lavender Columbine is an absolutely stunning wildflower, with five petals having amazingly showy spurs. To see it bloom in the wild, head to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Colorado Blue Columbine Distribution



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