Anemone parviflora

Michaux

Fl. Bor.-Amer. 1: 319. 1803

Common names: Northern anemone small-flowered anemone
Illustrated
Synonyms: Anemone borealis Richardson Anemone parviflora var. grandiflora Ulbrich
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 3.
Aerial shoots 5-30(-35) cm, from short caudices on rhizomes, rhizomes primarily horizontal. Basal leaves 1-5(-7), ternate; petiole 1-10 cm; terminal leaflet sessile, obtriangular, (0.5-)0.7-1.8(-2.2) × 0.5-1.3 cm, base cuneate, margins crenate to broadly serrate on distal 1/3, apex obtuse to truncate, surfaces villous to nearly glabrous; lateral leaflets usually 1×-lobed or -parted; ultimate lobes 4-15 mm wide. Inflorescences 1-flowered; peduncle villous; involucral bracts 2-3, 1-tiered, simple, ± similar to terminal leaflets of basal leaves, obtriangular, 3-cleft, 0.5-2.5 cm, bases distinct, cuneate, margins crenate to broadly serrate, surfaces villous to nearly glabrous; segments 3, oblanceolate to obovate; lateral segments unlobed, 2-8 mm wide. Flowers: sepals 4-7, white or tinged blue or abaxially white, proximally blue, and adaxially white, broadly elliptic to ovate, (7-)8-20 × 4-9 mm, abaxially hairy, adaxially glabrous; stamens 70-80. Heads of achenes spheric; pedicel 4-18 cm. Achenes: body obovoid, 2-2.5 × ca. 1 mm, not winged, densely woolly; beak straight, 1-2.5 mm, glabrous. 2n=16.

Phenology: Flowering spring–summer (May–Aug).
Habitat: Streamsides, meadows, rocky slopes
Elevation: 0-3800m

Distribution

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Alta., B.C., Man., N.B., Nfld., N.W.T., Ont., Que., Sask., Yukon, Alaska, Colo., Idaho, Mont., Oreg., Utah, Wash., Wyo., Asia.

Discussion

Selected References

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Lower Taxa

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Facts about "Anemone parviflora"
AuthorBryan E. Dutton +, Carl S. Keener + and Bruce A. Ford +
AuthorityMichaux +
Common nameNorthern anemone + and small-flowered anemone +
DistributionAlta. +, B.C. +, Man. +, N.B. +, Nfld. +, N.W.T. +, Ont. +, Que. +, Sask. +, Yukon +, Alaska +, Colo. +, Idaho +, Mont. +, Oreg. +, Utah +, Wash. +, Wyo. + and Asia. +
Elevation0-3800m +
HabitatStreamsides, meadows, rocky slopes +
IllustrationPresent +
Illustration copyrightFlora of North America Association +
IllustratorJohn Myers +
PhenologyFlowering spring–summer (May–Aug). +
Publication titleFl. Bor.-Amer. +
Publication year1803 +
ReferenceNone +
Source xmlhttps://jpend@bitbucket.org/aafc-mbb/fna-data-curation.git/src/f50eec43f223ca0e34566be0b046453a0960e173/coarse grained fna xml/V3/V3 656.xml +
Special statusIllustrated +
SynonymsAnemone borealis + and Anemone parviflora var. grandiflora +
Taxon familyRanunculaceae +
Taxon nameAnemone parviflora +
Taxon parentAnemone +
Taxon rankspecies +
VolumeVolume 3 +