Aquilegia elegantula
(Western Red Columbine)
Family: Helleboraceae (Hellebore)
            Ranunculaceae (Buttercup)

The red and yellow flowers of Western Red Columbine are distinctive. Plants often grow in forests in or near riparian areas.

Vegetation zone:  Montane
Time of bloom:  June - August
Origin:  Native
Eastern Colorado Wildflowers