Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Anemone patens L. var. multifida Pritz. image
Photographer: Merel R. Black           

Botanical Illustration

Botanical Illustration

Kristin K. Michels

Kristin K. Michels

Kristin K. Michels

Kristin K. Michels

Mark Mittelstadt

Merel R. Black

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Robert R. Kowal

Scott A. Milburn

Janice Stiefel
Family Ranunculaceae
Anemone patens L. var. multifida Pritz.
American pasqueflower, prairie-smoke
Anemone: an ancient Greek name from anemos, "wind"
patens: Latin meaning spreading
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 4"-16" tall forb, hairy throughout; roots a short, thick, woody stem
Flower: blue to white, 5-7-parted, 1"-1 1/2" long, cup-shaped; solitary on long, hairy stalks; blooms March-May
Fruit:many dry seeds in a rounded cluster of long, fluffy hairs
Leaf:palmately-divided into fine segments, kidney-shaped in outline, basal leaves long-stalked, a whorl of stalkless leaves beneath the flower
Habitat: dry to moderate moisture; hillsides, prairies, cliffs, woods
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Anemone ludoviciana Nutt.
Anemone multifida (Pritz.) Zämelis, non Poir.
Anemone nuttalliana DC.
Anemone patens L. var. nuttalliana (DC.) A.Gray
Anemone patens L. var. wolfgangiana (Besser) Koch
Anemone wolfgangiana Besser ex Koch
Pulsatilla hirsutissima (Pursh) Britton
Pulsatilla ludoviciana (Nutt.) A.Heller
Pulsatilla nuttalliana (DC.) Spreng.
Pulsatilla patens (L.) Mill. subsp. asiatica Krylov & Serg.
Pulsatilla patens (L.) Mill. subsp. hirsutissima (Pursh) Zämelis
Pulsatilla patens (L.) Mill. subsp. multifida (Pritz.) Zämelis

         
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