Anemone parviflora

Michaux

Fl. Bor.-Amer. 1: 319. 1803.

Common names: Northern anemone small-flowered anemone
Illustrated
Synonyms: Anemone borealis Richardson Anemone parviflora var. grandiflora Ulbrich
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 3.

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. 2n=16.


Phenology: Flowering spring–summer (May–Aug).
Habitat: Streamsides, meadows, rocky slopes
Elevation: 0-3800m

Distribution

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Alta., B.C., Man., N.B., Nfld. and Labr. (Nfld.), N.W.T., Ont., Que., Sask., Yukon, Alaska, Colo., Idaho, Mont., Oreg., Utah, Wash., Wyo., Asia

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"broadened" is not a number.

... more about "Anemone parviflora"
Obtuse (?) +  and Truncate (?) +
Bryan E. Dutton +, Carl S. Keener +  and Bruce A. Ford +
Michaux +
distinct +
cuneate +
4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br /> (5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br />) +
straight +
rudimentary +
plumose +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.25 cm2.5 mm <br />0.0025 m <br />) +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.25 cm2.5 mm <br />0.0025 m <br />) +
obovoid +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (?) +
globose;cylindric +
Northern anemone +  and small-flowered anemone +
2-9-flowered +
Alta. +, B.C. +, Man. +, N.B. +, Nfld. and Labr. (Nfld.) +, N.W.T. +, Ont. +, Que. +, Sask. +, Yukon +, Alaska +, Colo. +, Idaho +, Mont. +, Oreg. +, Utah +, Wash. +, Wyo. +  and Asia +
0-3800m +
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 +
Streamsides, meadows, rocky slopes +
spheric +
axillary +  and terminal +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br />) +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
petiolate +, compound +  and simple +
whorled +, opposite +  and alternate +
palmate +  and pinnate +
crenate;broadly serrate +
4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br /> (18 cm180 mm <br />0.18 m <br />) +
distinct +
conspicuous +
reduced +
0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br /> (0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br />) +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br />) +
Flowering spring–summer (May–Aug). +
Fl. Bor.-Amer. +
not arillate +  and stalked +
0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
white;blue;white;tinged blue;white +
not persistent +
distinct +
glabrous +  and hairy +
4 +  and 7 +
broadly elliptic +  and ovate +
0.35 cm3.5 mm <br />0.0035 m <br /> (4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br />) +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br />) +
30 cm300 mm <br />0.3 m <br /> (35 cm350 mm <br />0.35 m <br />) +
5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br /> (30 cm300 mm <br />0.3 m <br />) +
Illustrated +
persistent +
villous;nearly glabrous +
Anemone borealis +  and Anemone parviflora var. grandiflora +
Anemone parviflora +
species +
1.8 cm18 mm <br />0.018 m <br /> (2.2 cm22 mm <br />0.022 m <br />) +
0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (1.8 cm18 mm <br />0.018 m <br />) +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (1.3 cm13 mm <br />0.013 m <br />) +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
2-9-flowered +
herbaceous +  and woody +