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Anemone tuberosa

Anemone tuberosa Rydb.

Tuber anemone, Desert Anemone

Ranunculaceae (Buttercup Family)

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USDA Symbol: ANTU

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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.

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Shape: Oblanceolate
Leaf Pubescence: Pilose
Leaf Apex: Acute
Leaf Base: Cuneate
Flower:
Fruit:
Size Class: 0-1 ft. , 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink
Bloom Time: Apr , May

Distribution

USA: 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.

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Last Modified: 2009-08-25
Research By: TWC Staff

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