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The Rocky Mountain Columbine

Rocky Mountain Columbine

"The Rocky Mountain columbine (Aquilegia coerulea), the state flower of Colorado, was found by Edwin James on Pike's Peak in July of 1820."

James L. Reveal. Gentle Conquest: The Botanical Discovery of North America with Illustrations from the Library of Congress. Washington, DC: Starwood Publishing, Inc., 1992.

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