Colorado State Flower - Rocky Mountain Columbine (Aquilegia coerulea)
Colorado State Flower

Rocky Mountain Columbine

(Aquilegia coerulea)

The Rocky Mountain Columbine (Aquilegia coerulea) is the official state flower of Colorado, known for its delicate and captivating beauty. This perennial wildflower is characterized by its striking, star-shaped, lavender-blue petals and contrasting white centers, resembling the colors of Colorado's flag. Its unique and intricate blooms grace the alpine meadows and mountain slopes of the Rocky Mountains, making it an emblem of the state's rugged natural beauty and resilience. The Rocky Mountain Columbine's presence in Colorado's landscape serves as a reminder of the state's commitment to preserving its native flora and its enduring connection to the majestic Rocky Mountains.

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