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Anemone tuberosa Rydb.
Tuber anemone, Desert Anemone
USDA Symbol: ANTU
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Several stems in a cluster with 1 pinkish-purple or white flower at end of each erect branch.
There are several similar anemones in the western mountains. They differ from pasque flowers (Pulsatilla) by the absence of hairs on the style.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White , Pink
Bloom Time: Apr , May
AZ , CA , NM , NV , TX , UT Native Distribution:
Southeastern California northeast to southern Utah and east to southern New Mexico and western Texas; also in Mexico. Native Habitat:
Among rocks on desert slopes. USDA Native Status: L48(N)
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Record Modified: 2009-08-25
Research By: TWC Staff