Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


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  Anemone multifida Poir. var. multifida image
Photographer: William S. Alverson           

Eric J. Epstein

Robert W. Freckmann

William S. Alverson

William S. Alverson
Family Ranunculaceae
Anemone multifida Poir. var. multifida
cut-leaved anemone, early anemone, Pacific anemone
Anemone: an ancient Greek name from anemos, "wind"
multifida: multiply divided
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Status: Endangered
Plant: erect, perennial, 4"-24" tall forb; roots heavy, short, woody, stem-like, often branched
Flower: white, 5-9-parted, 1/2"- 1" wide, petal-like sepals; inflorescence of 5-7 flowers in a cluster (cyme) on softy hairy stalk
Fruit:dry, densely woolly seeds in a roundish cluster
Leaf:basal leaves long-stalked, deeply palmately-divided into 3 deeply cut or lobed, linear segments and a whorl of 3 similar, mostly stalkless leaves on the stem
Habitat: cliffs; in dry, gravelly soil

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Flora of North America (off site)
Anemone globosa Nutt. ex Pritz.
Anemone hudsoniana (DC.) Richardson
Anemone multifida Poir. var. hudsoniana DC.
Anemone multifida Poir. var. nowosadii B.Boivin

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