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Anemone parviflora Michx.
Northern anemone

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Andrenidae  Andrena cressonii @ UCMS_ENT (1)

Andrena miserabilis @ UCMS_ENT (1)
Pucciniaceae  Puccinia gigantispora @ BPI (1)

Puccinia pulsatillae @ BPI (12)

Puccinia ustalis @ BPI (1)
Uropyxidaceae  Tranzschelia anemones @ BPI (1)

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Anemone parviflora Michx.
smallflowered anemone

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General Information
Symbol: ANPA
Group: Dicot
Family: Ranunculaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Forb/herb
Native Status : AK   N
L48   N
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Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 2: 98. Provided by Kentucky Native Plant Society . Scanned by Omnitek Inc . Usage Requirements .




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Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Magnoliidae
Order Ranunculales
Family Ranunculaceae – Buttercup family
Genus Anemone L. – anemone
Species Anemone parviflora Michx. – smallflowered anemone

Subordinate Taxa

The Plants Database includes the following 2 subspecies of Anemone parviflora . Click below on a thumbnail map or name for subspecies profiles. Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend Distribution of <i>
Anemone parviflora</i>
Michx. var. <i>
Anemone parviflora var. grandiflora
smallflowered anemone Distribution of <i>
Anemone parviflora</i>
Michx. var. <i>
parviflora </i>
Anemone parviflora var. parviflora
smallflowered anemone

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Alaska FACU
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Great Plains FACU
Western Mountains, Valleys, and Coast FACW

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11. Anemone parviflora Michaux, Fl. Bor.-Amer. 1: 319. 1803.

Northern anemone, small-flowered anemone

Anemone borealis Richardson; A . parviflora Michaux var. grandiflora Ulbrich

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. 2 n =16.

Flowering spring-summer (May-Aug). Streamsides, meadows, rocky slopes; 0-3800m; Alta., B.C., Man., N.B., Nfld., N.W.T., Ont., Que., Sask., Yukon; Alaska, Colo., Idaho, Mont., Oreg., Utah, Wash., Wyo.; Asia.

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Anemone parviflora
Anemone parviflora
Small-flowered Anemone
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© 2009 Barry Breckling

Anemone parviflora
Anemone parviflora
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© 2013 John Doyen

Anemone parviflora
Anemone parviflora
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© 2013 John Doyen

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