Aquilegia elegantula

Red Columbine
Aquilegia elegantula

Family: Buttercup (Ranunculaceae)
AKA: Western Red Columbine, Shooting Star Columbine
Photo taken on: June 4, 2006
Location: Lower Loop, Crested Butte, CO
Life Zones: Montane to subalpine
Habitat: Moist forest edges

Grows to 1ft with nodding red and yellow flowers.

Flora of North America reference.

Red & Orange Flowers