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.

"broadened" is not a number.

Bryan E. Dutton +, Carl S. Keener +  and Bruce A. Ford +
Poiret in J. Lamarck et al. +
distinct +
cuneate +
4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br /> (5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br />) +
straight +
rudimentary +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br />) +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
villous +, woolly +  and tomentose +
elliptic;ellipsoid +
0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br /> (0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br />) +
globose;cylindric +
ascending;vertical +
(2-)5-7-flowered +
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 +
showy +  and inconspicuous +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (60 cm600 mm <br />0.6 m <br />) +
stalked +, sessile +  and aggregate +
ovoid;obovoid +
Open forests, grassy slopes, often rocky areas, also moist prairie depressions, coulees, sandhill shrubland +
spheric +
axillary +  and terminal +
petiolate +, compound +  and simple +
whorled +, opposite +  and alternate +
unequal +
palmate +  and pinnate +
incised;incised +
15 cm150 mm <br />0.15 m <br /> (23 cm230 mm <br />0.23 m <br />) +
6 cm60 mm <br />0.06 m <br /> (15 cm150 mm <br />0.15 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 /> (14 cm140 mm <br />0.14 m <br />) +
4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br /> (10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br />) +
Flowering spring–summer (Apr–Jul). +
in J.Lamarck et al., Encycl., suppl. +
not arillate +  and stalked +
0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br />) +
green;yellow blue purple or red +
not persistent +
distinct +
glabrous +  and hairy +
oblong +  and ovate +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (1.7 cm17 mm <br />0.017 m <br />) +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
30 cm300 mm <br />0.3 m <br /> (40 cm400 mm <br />0.4 m <br />) +
40 cm400 mm <br />0.4 m <br /> (70 cm700 mm <br />0.7 m <br />) +
Illustrated +
persistent +
abaxially hispid;villous villous-silky or sparsely long-pilose adaxially glabrous nearly glabrous hispid +
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 +
petiolulate;more or less sessile +
4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br /> (5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br />) +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br /> (4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br />) +
irregularly rhombic;obovate +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.35 cm3.5 mm <br />0.0035 m <br />) +
2-9-flowered +
herbaceous +  and woody +