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Anemone oregana (Blue windflower)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Anemone oregana

Anemone oregana A. Gray

Blue windflower, Oregon Anemone

Ranunculaceae (Buttercup Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: ANOR

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

Forms open patches and has an erect stem with 1 usually bluish-lavender flower.

This plant spreads by stout underground stems. It intergrades with the white-flowered Western Wood Anemone (A. lyallii).

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit:
Size Class: 0-1 ft. , 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red , Pink , Purple , Violet
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun

Distribution

USA: CA , OR , WA
Native Distribution: Northern Washington to central Oregon.
Native Habitat: Open woods and brushy hillsides.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACU FACU
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Anemone oregana in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Anemone oregana in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Anemone oregana

Metadata

Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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