Anemone multifida var. multifida

Illustrated
Synonyms: Anemone globosa Nuttall ex A. Nelson Anemone multifida var. hudsoniana B.Boivin Anemone multifida var. nowasadii Fernald Anemone multifida var. richardsiana B.Boivin Anemone multifida var. sansonii
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 3.

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

Distribution

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Alta., B.C., Man., N.B., Nfld. and Labr. (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).

Discussion

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

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

Bryan E. Dutton +, Carl S. Keener +  and Bruce A. Ford +
Poiret in J. Lamarck et al. +
Alta. +, B.C. +, Man. +, N.B. +, Nfld. and Labr. (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. +  and South America (Chile and Argentina). +
0-3200 m +
Open forests, grassy slopes, often rocky areas, also moist prairie depressions, coulees, sandhill shrubland +
Flowering spring–summer (Apr–Jul). +
in J.Lamarck et al., Encycl., suppl. +
Illustrated +
Anemone globosa +, Anemone multifida var. hudsoniana +, Anemone multifida var. nowasadii +, Anemone multifida var. richardsiana +  and Anemone multifida var. sansonii +
Anemone multifida var. multifida +
Anemone multifida +
variety +