Colorado State Flower: Rocky Mountain Columbine
Scientific Name: Aquilegia caerulea
State Flower Description: The Rocky Mountain Columbine blooms in July and August and is endemic (native) to the Rocky Mountains in Colorado. The blooms are lavender and white, and the entire plant reaches 2 to 10 inches in height.
Where It's Found: The Rocky Mountain Columbine can be found in sub-alpine and alpine areas at elevations of 10,800 to 13,000 ft in the Rocky Mountains and is only found in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado.
Colorado State Flower Dedication: 1899