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Key to Aquilegia

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(For a list of species in Aquilegia, use the above link.)

Jepson Manual glossary definitions can be seen by moving your cursor over words underlined with dots.

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

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

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

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

3. Leaflets of , lower cauline leaves green adaxially; basal  generally 2-ternate; plant not of desert seeps; CA-FP (except GV, SCo, ChI), GB ..... A. formosa

3' Leaflets of basal, lower cauline leaves gray-green adaxially; basal leaf generally 3-ternate; plant of desert seeps, elsewhere; W&I, DMtns ..... A. shockleyi



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