Taxon: Aquilegia chrysantha A. Gray

Genus: Aquilegia
Family: Ranunculaceae
Subfamily: Isopyroideae
Tribe: Isopyreae
Subtribe: Isopyrinae
Nomen number: 3741
Place of publication: Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 8:621. 1873
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 31-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-Sep-2017
Species priority site is: Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center (OPGC)
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Zander ed14)
  • Gene sources: ornamental features (fide Dict Gard; Eur Gard F)

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Northern Mexico: Mexico Chihuahua
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States Colorado
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States New Mexico, Texas
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States Arizona, Utah

  • Cultivated


  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  • Harrington, H. Manual of the plants of Colorado. (F Colo)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  • Kearney, T. H. & R. H. Peebles Arizona flora, ed. 2. (F Ariz)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  • Martin, W. C. & C. R. Hutchins A flora of New Mexico. (F New Mex)
  • Munz, P. A. 1946. Aquilegia the cultivated and wild columbines (Gentes Herbarum) 7:137.
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)
  • Welsh, S. L. & G. Moore Utah Plants. 1973 (Utah Pl)

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