This name is a synonym of Aquilegia fosteri (S.L.Welsh) S.L.Welsh.
The record derives from WCSP (in review)
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym with original publication details: Great Basin Naturalist 46: 259 1986.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:949295-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2644796, and has not been changed.