Anemone multifida var. multifida

Selected by author to be illustrated
Synonyms: Anemone globosa Nuttall ex A. NelsonAnemone multifida var. hudsoniana B.BoivinAnemone multifida var. nowasadii FernaldAnemone multifida var. richardsiana B.BoivinAnemone multifida var. sansonii unknown
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 3.
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Aerial shoots (30-)40-70 cm. Basal leaves silky. Inflorescences (2-)5-7-flowered cymes; peduncle villous; involucral bracts (1-)2-tiered, silky. Flowers: sepals 5(-9), green to yellow, blue, purple, or red (rarely abaxially blue or red and adaxially white or yellow), ovate or oblong, 6-17 mm. Achenes: beak ± straight. 2n=32.

Phenology: Flowering spring–summer (Apr–Jul).
Habitat: Open forests, grassy slopes, often rocky areas, also moist prairie depressions, coulees, sandhill shrubland
Elevation: 0-3200 m


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Alta., B.C., Man., N.B., Nfld., N.W.T., Ont., Que., Sask., Yukon, Alaska, Calif., Colo., Idaho, Maine, Mich., Minn., Mont., Nebr., Nev., N.Mex., N.Y., N.Dak., Oreg., S.Dak., Utah, Vt., Wash., Wis., Wyo., South America (Chile and Argentina).


According to D. E. Moerman (1986), the Blackfeet burned Anemone multifida var. multifida on hot coals to alleviate headaches.



Lower Taxa

No lower taxa listed.