[Anemones and Windflowers: The Genus Anemone in Mt. Adams Country]

Blue Windflower, Oregon Anemone, Western Wood Anemone

Anemone oregana var. oregana

Synonyms: Anemone adamsiana, Anemone grayi, Anemone quinquefolia, Anemone quinquefolia var. grayi, Anemone quinquefolia var. minor, Anemone quinquefolia var. oregana

Blue Windflower, Oregon Anemone, Western Wood Anemone: Anemone oregana var. oregana (Synonyms: Anemone adamsiana, Anemone grayi, Anemone quinquefolia, Anemone quinquefolia var. grayi, Anemone quinquefolia var. minor, Anemone quinquefolia var. oregana)

The photo above shows Oregon anemone as seen in the forest between the Snipes Mt. Trail #11 Trailhead and the Gotchen Creek Guard Station, Gifford Pinchot NF as seen on May 7, 2005. The similar Lyall's anemone has shorter sepals (generally less than 10 mm long) and fewer sepals (less than 35). A good place to see both side by side is in late May to early June along Crofton Creek where the Crofton Ridge Trail crosses it, on the south side of Mt. Adams.

Blue Windflower, Oregon Anemone, Western Wood Anemone: Anemone oregana var. oregana (Synonyms: Anemone adamsiana, Anemone grayi, Anemone quinquefolia, Anemone quinquefolia var. grayi, Anemone quinquefolia var. minor, Anemone quinquefolia var. oregana) - Blue Windflower, Oregon Anemone, Western Wood Anemone: Anemone oregana var. oregana (Synonyms: Anemone adamsiana, Anemone grayi, Anemone quinquefolia, Anemone quinquefolia var. grayi, Anemone quinquefolia var. minor, Anemone quinquefolia var. oregana)

Oregon anemones observed in bloom along the Willard Springs Trail, Conboy Lake National Wildlife Refuge......May 1, 2018.

Blue Windflower, Oregon Anemone, Western Wood Anemone: Anemone oregana var. oregana (Synonyms: Anemone adamsiana, Anemone grayi, Anemone quinquefolia, Anemone quinquefolia var. grayi, Anemone quinquefolia var. minor, Anemone quinquefolia var. oregana) - Blue Windflower, Oregon Anemone, Western Wood Anemone: Anemone oregana var. oregana (Synonyms: Anemone adamsiana, Anemone grayi, Anemone quinquefolia, Anemone quinquefolia var. grayi, Anemone quinquefolia var. minor, Anemone quinquefolia var. oregana)

The photo at left shows Oregon anemone as seen in coniferous forest near the old trailhead for the Willard Springs Trail in Conboy Lake NWR.........May 10, 2008. The photo at right shows Oregon anemone blooming at the trailhead for Wicky Shelter Trail #39A (at Wicky Shelter) on Mt. Adams, Gifford Pinchot National Forest.....May 29, 2020.

Blue Windflower, Oregon Anemone, Western Wood Anemone: Anemone oregana var. oregana (Synonyms: Anemone adamsiana, Anemone grayi, Anemone quinquefolia, Anemone quinquefolia var. grayi, Anemone quinquefolia var. minor, Anemone quinquefolia var. oregana)

The photo above shows a close-up view of the underside of the sepals of Oregon anemone as seen in the forest between the Snipes Mt. Trail #11 Trailhead and the Gotchen Creek Guard Station, Gifford Pinchot NF as seen on May 7, 2005.

Blue Windflower, Oregon Anemone, Western Wood Anemone: Anemone oregana var. oregana (Synonyms: Anemone adamsiana, Anemone grayi, Anemone quinquefolia, Anemone quinquefolia var. grayi, Anemone quinquefolia var. minor, Anemone quinquefolia var. oregana)

The photo above shows a close-up sideview of the flower of Oregon anemone as seen in the forest between the Snipes Mt. Trail #11 Trailhead and the Gotchen Creek Guard Station, Gifford Pinchot NF as seen on May 7, 2005.

Blue Windflower, Oregon Anemone, Western Wood Anemone: Anemone oregana var. oregana (Synonyms: Anemone adamsiana, Anemone grayi, Anemone quinquefolia, Anemone quinquefolia var. grayi, Anemone quinquefolia var. minor, Anemone quinquefolia var. oregana)

The photo above shows Oregon anemone as seen in the forest between the Snipes Mt. Trail #11 Trailhead and the Gotchen Creek Guard Station, Gifford Pinchot NF as seen on May 7, 2005.

Paul Slichter