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Key to Aquilegia

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1. Flower spreading to erect; spurs generally > 25 mm; sepals generally cream to yellow or pink ..... A. pubescens

1' Flower nodding; spurs generally < 25 mm; sepals red

2. Petal blade 0, mouth elliptic to triangular, > 90° to exposed filaments; plant densely glandular; fruit beak 12–20 mm; generally serpentine seeps ..... A. eximia

2' Petal blade 1–8 mm, mouth ± round, <= 90° to exposed filaments; plant generally glabrous, glaucous at least proximally; fruit beak 9–12 mm; non-serpentine

3. Leaflets of basal, lower cauline leaves green adaxially; basal leaf generally 2-ternate; plant not of desert seeps; California Floristic Province (except Great Central Valley, South Coast, Channel Islands), Great Basin Floristic Province ..... A. formosa

3' Leaflets of basal, lower cauline leaves gray-green adaxially; basal leaf generally 3-ternate; plant of desert seeps, elsewhere; White and Inyo Mountains, Desert Mountains ..... A. shockleyi

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