Anemone narcissiflora L.
Narcissus anemone, Narcissus-flower thimbleweed, Narcissis-flowered anemone
Ranunculaceae (Buttercup Family)
USDA Symbol: ANNA
A variable species across Alaska with showy, creamy-white flowers borne on stems not usually more than 8 in. tall. The stem leaves are deeply lobed, sessile and smaller than the long-stemmed, ternately cleft basal leaves. Flowers occur singly or up to three per cluster. The plant is more or less soft-hairy. Lowland forms may be more robust, up to 24 in. tall.
Ssp. sibirica occurs on the eastern coast. Ssp. interior occur in the interior. Ssp. villosissima is common in the Aleutians. Ssp. alaskana occurs in the south and southeast.
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jun
DistributionUSA: AK , CO , WY
Native Distribution: AK & the Yukon
Native Habitat: Meadows (var. villosissima); dry heaths (var. interior); snowbeds (var. sibirica); grassy, mt. slopes (var. alaskana)
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Description: Rich, sandy loam.
Conditions Comments: Ssp. sibirica occurs on the eastern coast. Ssp. interior occur in the interior. Ssp. villosissima is common in the Aleutians. Ssp. alaskana occurs on the south and southeast.
PropagationDescription: Sow seed in spring.
Seed Collection: Not Available
Seed Treatment: Not Available
Commercially Avail: yes
National Wetland Indicator Status
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Anemone narcissiflora in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Anemone narcissiflora in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Anemone narcissiflora
MetadataRecord Modified: 2015-08-07
Research By: TWC Staff