Anemone quinquefolia var. minima

(de Candolle) Frodin

Phytologia 77: 86. 1994

Basionyms: Anemone minima de Candolle Syst. Nat. 1: 206. 1817
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 3.
Aerial shoots 5-15 cm. Leaves: petiole 4-12 cm; terminal leaflet of basal leaves 1-2.5 × 1-2 cm, pilose; lateral leaflets unlobed or occasionally 1×-lobed; ultimate lobes 4-8 mm wide. Inflorescences: involucral bracts with terminal leaflet of 1-2 × 0.5-1 cm wide, base ± narrowly cuneate, margins crenate or serrate to dentate, apex acuminate to narrowly acute, surfaces pilose; lateral leaflets unlobed, rarely slightly 1×-lobed. Flowers: sepals (7-)8(-11) × ca. 4 mm; stamens 30-40. Pedicel 1-4 cm in fruit. Achenes: body 2.5-3 mm. 2n=32.

Phenology: Flowering spring (Apr–May).
Habitat: Damp, frequently acidic, wooded hillsides
Elevation: 600-1000 m


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N.C., Tenn., Va., W.Va.




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