Aquilegia Express: Red Columbines
Aquilegia schockleyi, Schockley’s columbine
Schockley’s columbine occurs from south western Nevada into adjacent California.
Aquilegia schockleyi ranges in height from 40 to 100 cm. The foliage is glabrous and the leaves are glaucous and sticky. The flowers are nodding and glandular pubescent. The sepals are red, sometimes partly yellow or green, 10 to 20 mm long and perpendicular. The blades are yellow, 2 to 5 mm long. The spurs are red, yellow red or pink, 12 to 25 mm long and spreading. The stamens extend beyond the blades.
Aquilegia schockleyi is found growing in moist habitats in open woodlands and subalpine meadows.