|Aquilegia glandulosa subsp. var.|
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|Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture|
Aquilegia glandulosa, Fisch. Fig. 297. St. 1-1? ft. high, glandular pubescent in the upper half, 1-3-fld.: partial- petioles of root-lvs. 1-2 in. long, each with 3 distinct divisions ; lft.-segms. narrow and deep; st.-lvs. few, bract-like: fls. large, nodding; sepals bright lilac- blue, ovate, acute, about 1½ in. long and half as broad; petal-limb same color, but tipped and bordered with creamy white, less than half the length of the sepals, very broad; spur very short, ¼-½ in., stout, much incurved; stamens not protruding: follicles 1 in. long, 6-10 in number, densely hairy, with short, falcate style. Allied to A. alpina, but a taller plant, with shorter spurs, larger fls., and a greater number of follicles. May, June. Altai Mts. of Siberia. B. 5:219. F.W. 1871:353. Gn. 15:278; 45, p. 193; 64, p. 26. Gt. 289 f. 1.— One of the handsomest.
Var. jucunda, Fisch. & Lall. Fls. rather smaller than in the type; petal-limb white, more truncate at the tip; stamens as long as limb. B.R.33:19. F.S. 5:535.—A fine variety, with some tendency to double.
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- Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture, by L. H. Bailey, MacMillan Co., 1963
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