Anemone lancifolia

Pursh

Fl. Amer. Sept. 2: 386. 1814.

Common names: Lance-leaved anemone
Endemic
Synonyms: Anemone quinquefolia var. lancifolia (Pursh) Fosberg
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 3.

Aerial shoots 10-40 cm, from rhizomes, rhizomes horizontal. Basal leaves 1, ternate; petiole 10-25 cm; terminal leaflet sessile, oblanceolate to ovate, (3.5-) 4-7 (-8) × 2.5-4 (-6) cm, base broadly cuneate, margins coarsely serrate on distal 1/2-2/3, apex acuminate, surfaces ±glabrous; lateral leaflets unlobed or occasionally 1×-lobed; ultimate lobes 8-25 mm wide. Inflorescences 1-flowered; peduncle ±glabrous; involucral-bracts 3, 1-tiered, ternate, ±similar to basal leaves, bases distinct; terminal leaflet sessile, oblanceolate to ovate, (2-) 3-8.7 × 0.8-3 cm, bases narrowly cuneate to cuneate, margins coarsely serrate on distal 1/2 -2/3, apex acuminate, surfaces ± glabrous; lateral leaflets unlobed or occasionally 1×-lobed; ultimate lobes 15-30 mm wide. Flowers: sepals (4-) 5 (-7), white, oblong to elliptic, (13-) 15-20 (-25) × 5-10 mm, glabrous; stamens 50-70. Heads of achenes nearly spheric; pedicel (3-) 4-8 (-10) cm. Achenes: body elliptic, flat, 3.5-5 × 1-1.5 mm, not winged, puberulous; beak straight or slightly curved, 1-1.5 mm, ±glabrous, not plumose.


Phenology: Flowering spring–summer (Apr–Jun).
Habitat: Damp, rich woods
Elevation: 800-1500 m

Discussion

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... more about "Anemone lancifolia"
Bryan E. Dutton +, Carl S. Keener +  and Bruce A. Ford +
distinct +
narrowly cuneate +  and cuneate +
4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br /> (5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br />) +
curved +  and straight +
rudimentary +
not plumose +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br />) +
0.35 cm3.5 mm <br />0.0035 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
puberulous +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br />) +
globose;cylindric +
Lance-leaved anemone +
2-9-flowered +
N.C. +, S.C. +, Va. +  and W.Va. +
800-1500 m +
sessile +  and pedicellate +
showy +  and inconspicuous +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (60 cm600 mm <br />0.6 m <br />) +
stalked +, sessile +  and aggregate +
ovoid;obovoid +
Damp, rich woods +
spheric +
axillary +  and terminal +
petiolate +, compound +  and simple +
whorled +, opposite +  and alternate +
palmate +  and pinnate +
toothed;entire +
8 cm80 mm <br />0.08 m <br /> (10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br />) +
4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br /> (8 cm80 mm <br />0.08 m <br />) +
distinct +
conspicuous +
reduced +
0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br /> (0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br />) +
10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br /> (25 cm250 mm <br />0.25 m <br />) +
Flowering spring–summer (Apr–Jun). +
Fl. Amer. Sept. +
not arillate +  and stalked +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br />) +
not persistent +
distinct +
oblong +  and elliptic +
0.35 cm3.5 mm <br />0.0035 m <br /> (4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br />) +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br /> (40 cm400 mm <br />0.4 m <br />) +
persistent +
glabrous;glabrous +
Anemone quinquefolia var. lancifolia +
Anemone lancifolia +
species +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br />) +
4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br /> (6 cm60 mm <br />0.06 m <br />) +
3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br /> (8.7 cm87 mm <br />0.087 m <br />) +
oblanceolate;ovate +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br />) +
1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br /> (3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br />) +
2-9-flowered +
herbaceous +  and woody +