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Anemone richardsonii (Yellow thimbleweed)
Weyand, Phyllis

Anemone richardsonii

Anemone richardsonii Hook.

Yellow Thimbleweed

Ranunculaceae (Buttercup Family)

Synonym(s): Jurtsevia richardsonii


USDA Native Status: AK (N), CAN (N), GL (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Reniform
Leaf Pubescence: Glabrous
Leaf Margin: Crenate , Serrate
Leaf Apex: Acute
Leaf Base: Cordate
Fruit Type: Achene
Size Class: 0-1 ft. , 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug


Canada: AB , BC , ON , SK

National Wetland Indicator Status

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


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

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