Anemone quinquefolia var. minima

(de Candolle) Frodin

Phytologia 77: 86. 1994.

Endemic
Basionym: Anemone minima de Candolle Syst. Nat. 1: 206. 1817
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 3.

Aerial shoots 5-15 cm. Leaves: petiole 4-12 cm; terminal leaflet of basal leaves 1-2.5 × 1-2 cm, pilose; lateral leaflets unlobed or occasionally 1×-lobed; ultimate lobes 4-8 mm wide. Inflorescences: involucral-bracts with terminal leaflet of 1-2 × 0.5-1 cm wide, base ± narrowly cuneate, margins crenate or serrate to dentate, apex acuminate to narrowly acute, surfaces pilose; lateral leaflets unlobed, rarely slightly 1×-lobed. Flowers: sepals (7-) 8 (-11) × ca. 4 mm; stamens 30-40. Pedicel 1-4 cm in fruit. Achenes: body 2.5-3 mm. 2n=32.


Phenology: Flowering spring (Apr–May).
Habitat: Damp, frequently acidic, wooded hillsides
Elevation: 600-1000 m

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"broadened" is not a number.

Bryan E. Dutton +, Carl S. Keener +  and Bruce A. Ford +
(de Candolle) Frodin +
distinct +
cuneate +
Anemone minima +
4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br /> (5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br />) +
straight +  and curved +
rudimentary +
less glabrous +  and sparsely puberulous +
not plumose +
0.05 cm0.5 mm <br />5.0e-4 m <br /> (0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br />) +
0.25 cm2.5 mm <br />0.0025 m <br /> (0.45 cm4.5 mm <br />0.0045 m <br />) +
villous +  and puberulous +
ovoid;ellipsoid +
0.25 cm2.5 mm <br />0.0025 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br />) +
globose;cylindric +
2-9-flowered +
N.C. +, Tenn. +, Va. +  and W.Va. +
600-1000 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, frequently acidic, wooded hillsides +
nearly;spheric +
axillary +  and terminal +
petiolate +, compound +  and simple +
whorled +, opposite +  and alternate +
palmate +  and pinnate +
serrate +  and crenate-serrate +
6 cm60 mm <br />0.06 m <br /> (8 cm80 mm <br />0.08 m <br />) +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br />) +
glabrous +, villous +  and puberulous +
distinct +
conspicuous +
reduced +
0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br /> (0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br />) +
4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br /> (12 cm120 mm <br />0.12 m <br />) +
Flowering spring (Apr–May). +
not arillate +  and stalked +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1.1 cm11 mm <br />0.011 m <br />) +
blue and adaxially white;tinged pink;white;pink;blue and adaxially white;tinged pink;white;pink;white +
not persistent +
distinct +
oblong +  and ovate +
0.35 cm3.5 mm <br />0.0035 m <br /> (4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br />) +
4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br /> (?) +
5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br /> (15 cm150 mm <br />0.15 m <br />) +
persistent +
Anemonastrum +, Anemonidium +, Anemonoides +, Hepatica +, Jurtsevia +  and Pulsatilla +
Anemone quinquefolia var. minima +
Anemone quinquefolia +
variety +
sessile;petiolulate;sessile +
5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br /> (5.5 cm55 mm <br />0.055 m <br />) +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br />) +
rhombic;oblanceolate or obliquely oblanceolate +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
2-9-flowered +
herbaceous +  and woody +