Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 09312 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Aquilegia caerulea James
Infraspecific    var. ochroleuca Hook.
Common name   Colorado columbine
J.G. Harris   3358  
   with M.W. Harris
Coll. Date 02 July 2003 
United States
Tooele County
Locality Deep Creek Mountains, head of Goshute Canyon, ridgeline between three main peaks.
     Elev.: 10496 ft. (3200 m.)
Habitat Notes Limber pine-bristlecone pine community; limestone ridges, scree. 
Climate NCDC temperatures, daily high (red), daily average (green) and daily low (blue), from 1970 to 2000 at this location.   NCDC average monthly precipitation from 1970 to 2000 at this location.
Latitude Longitude 39° 55'  41" N, 113° 53'  9" W
Datum WGS84 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): GPS
Georef. Notes This coordinate was obtained by a GPS unit and an error estimate was not recorded by the user. However due to the accuracy of most units, a polygon diameter between 25 and 250 meters could reasonably be assumed.


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Aquilegia caerulea var. ochroleuca Hook.

     Aquilegia coerulea var. ochroleuca Hook.

Common Name(s): white Colorado columbine, white Colorado columbine.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=566189, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Magnoliidae
                            Order: Ranunculales
                                Family: Ranunculaceae
                                    Genus: Aquilegia
                                        Species: Aquilegia caerulea
                                            Variety: Aquilegia caerulea var. ochroleuca


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
09297 Agoseris aurantiaca  var. aurantiaca   "orange agoseris" same section
07788 Agoseris aurantiaca  var. aurantiaca   "orange agoseris" same section
09221 Androsace septentrionalis      "pygmy-flowered rockjasmine" same section
09298 Antennaria umbrinella      "brown pussytoes" same section
09272 Aquilegia caerulea  var. ochroleuca   "Colorado columbine" same section
09319 Aquilegia formosa  var. formosa   "western columbine" same section
07794 Artemisia frigida      "prairie sagewort" same section
07795 Artemisia tridentata  var. vaseyana   "Vasey's big sagebrush" same section
08019 Astragalus calycosus  var. mancus   "alpine Torrey's milkvetch" same section
09224 Astragalus miser  var. tenuifolius   "timber milkvetch" same section
08022 Astragalus miser  var. tenuifolius   "timber milkvetch" same section
09222 Astragalus miser  var. tenuifolius   "timber milkvetch" same section
09223 Astragalus tenellus      "loose-flowered milkvetch" same section
09261 Astragalus tenellus      "loose-flowered milkvetch" same section
09316 Astragalus tenellus      "loose-flowered milkvetch" same section
07782 Boechera stricta     same section
09305 Boechera stricta     same section
07784 Castilleja linariifolia      "Wyoming Indian paintbrush" same section
09315 Castilleja miniata      "giant red Indian paintbrush" same section
09275 Castilleja nana      "dwarf alpine paintbrush" same section
07781 Castilleja nana      "dwarf alpine paintbrush" same section
07797 Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus  var. lanceolatus   "spear-leaf yellow rabbitbrush" same section
07789 Delphinium barbeyi      "subalpine larkspur" same section
09322 Descurainia pinnata  var. osmiarum  same section
12170 Draba kassii      "Kass' whitlow-cress" 1 mi. SW
12167 Draba oligosperma      "few-seeded whitlow-cress" 2539 ft. W
09310 Draba oligosperma  var. oligosperma   "few-seeded whitlow-cress" same section
08018 Draba oligosperma  var. oligosperma   "few-seeded whitlow-cress" same section
08017 Draba pedicellata  var. pedicellata   "Cherry Creek whitlow-cress" same section
09290 Draba pedicellata  var. pedicellata   "Cherry Creek whitlow-cress" same section
12169 Draba pedicellata  var. pedicellata   "Cherry Creek whitlow-cress" 2539 ft. W
09267 Draba pedicellata  var. pedicellata   "Cherry Creek whitlow-cress" same section
12168 Draba pedicellata  var. pedicellata   "Cherry Creek whitlow-cress" 2539 ft. W
12067 Draba pedicellata  var. pedicellata   "Cherry Creek whitlow-cress" 2985 ft. W
09313 Eremogone kingii      "King's sandwort" same section
07779 Eremogone kingii      "King's sandwort" same section
09292 Eremogone kingii      "King's sandwort" same section
09293 Erigeron compositus  var. glabratus   "cut-leaf fleabane" same section
09299 Erigeron jonesii      "Jones' fleabane" same section
08024 Erigeron jonesii      "Jones' fleabane" same section
08020 Erigeron tener      "slender fleabane" same section
08016 Erigeron tener      "slender fleabane" same section
09300 Erigeron tener      "slender fleabane" same section
13153 Erigeron tener      "slender fleabane" same section
07792 Eriogonum microthecum  var. laxiflorum   "Great Basin wild buckwheat" same section
07799 Eriogonum ovalifolium  var. nivale   "alpine cushion wild buckwheat" same section
07796 Eriogonum umbellatum  var. majus   "sulphur-flowered wild buckwheat" same section
09273 Erysimum capitatum  var. capitatum   "sand dune wallflower" same section
11276 Festuca brachyphylla  subsp. brachyphylla   "alpine fescue" 2985 ft. W
09306 Hackelia patens  var. patens   "spotted stickseed" same section
07790 Haplopappus macronema      "whitestem goldenbush" same section
09320 Helianthella uniflora      "one-flowered little sunflower" same section
07780 Hymenoxys acaulis  var. arizonica   "Arizona four-nerve daisy" same section
09271 Hymenoxys acaulis  var. arizonica   "Arizona four-nerve daisy" same section
09291 Lewisia pygmaea      "dwarf lewisia" same section
09303 Lomatium foeniculaceum  var. macdougalii   "Macdougal's desert biscuitroot" same section
09302 Lomatium graveolens  var. alpinum   "alpine biscuitroot" same section
07783 Machaeranthera canescens  var. monticola   "mountain gray tansy aster" same section
09274 Mertensia oblongifolia      "western bluebells" same section
07787 Monardella odoratissima      "mountain monardella" same section
09304 Osmorhiza occidentalis      "western sweetroot" same section
09296 Oxytropis parryi      "Parry's oxytrope" same section
08023 Oxytropis parryi      "Parry's oxytrope" same section
09268 Penstemon eatonii  var. eatonii  same section
09314 Penstemon leonardii  var. patricus  same section
09269 Penstemon speciosus      "showy beardtongue" same section
09270 Penstemon watsonii      "Watson's beardtongue" same section
09317 Penstemon watsonii      "Watson's beardtongue" same section
07798 Petrophytum caespitosum      "rockmat" same section
09295 Physaria chambersii  var. chambersii   "Chambers' twinpod" same section
12068 Pinus flexilis      "limber pine" 2985 ft. W
07800 Pinus longaeva      "Great Basin bristlecone pine" same section
12069 Pinus longaeva      "Great Basin bristlecone pine" 2985 ft. W
09309 Polemonium pulcherrimum  var. pulcherrimum  same section
09276 Potentilla multisecta      "feather-leaf cinquefoil" same section
07791 Ribes montigenum      "gooseberry currant" same section
09307 Ribes montigenum      "gooseberry currant" same section
09308 Ribes montigenum      "gooseberry currant" same section
07786 Senecio multilobatus      "lobeleaf groundsel" same section
07785 Senecio streptanthifolius      "Rocky Mountain groundsel" same section
07793 Solidago velutina      "three-nerved goldenrod" same section
09311 Stenotus acaulis      "stemless goldenweed" same section
09321 Streptanthus cordatus  var. cordatus   "heart-leaf twistflower" same section
09301 Streptanthus cordatus  var. cordatus   "heart-leaf twistflower" same section
09318 Symphoricarpos oreophilus  var. parishii   "Parish's snowberry" same section
08021 Synthyris laciniata      "western kittentails" same section
09289 Synthyris laciniata      "western kittentails" same section
09294 Valeriana acutiloba      "sharpleaf valerian" same section
12166 Valeriana acutiloba      "sharpleaf valerian" 2539 ft. W


Nearby locations from the USGS Geographic Name Information System (GNIS) database:

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Rocky Peak (Summit) Tooele County, UT 1.3 mi. SW 10670  Goshute 
Bald Mountain (Summit) Tooele County, UT 2.3 mi. N 9443  Goshute 
North Canyon (Valley) Juab County, UT 2.4 mi. S   Goshute 
South Fork Durse Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 2.1 mi. W   Goshute 
North Fork Durse Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 2.1 mi. W   Goshute 
Chimney Rock (Pillar) Juab County, UT 2.5 mi. S 8531  Goshute 
Scotts Basin (Basin) Juab County, UT 2.7 mi. S 7664  Goshute 
Oro del Rey Mine (Mine) Tooele County, UT 2.6 mi. E 8701  Goshute Canyon 
Durse Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 2.8 mi. W   Goshute 
The Meadows (Flat) Juab County, UT 3.5 mi. S 9206  Goshute 
The Delle (Basin) Juab County, UT 3.1 mi. SW 7349  Goshute 
Indian Squaw Rock (Pillar) Juab County, UT 3.4 mi. SE 7628  Goshute Canyon 
Cold Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 3.5 mi. N 6637  Goshute 
Arts Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3 mi. W   Goshute 
Eagles Nest Mine (Mine) Tooele County, UT 3.1 mi. E 7796  Goshute Canyon 
Kelly Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.2 mi. NW   Goshute 
Open A (Flat) Tooele County, UT 4 mi. N 8029  Goshute 
Rocky Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 3.2 mi. W 6618  Goshute 
Rocky Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.3 mi. W   Goshute 
Abercrombie Peak (Summit) Tooele County, UT 5.2 mi. N 8045  Clifton 


Taxon Links for species Aquilegia caerulea  James

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

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