[The Buttercup Family West of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Anemones and Windflowers West of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington

The Genus Anemone

Pacific Anemone, Cliff Anemone, Hirsute Anemone: Anemone multifida var. multifida (Synonyms: Anemone globosa, Anemone hudsoniana, Anemone multifida var. globosa, Anemone multifida var. hudsoniana, Anemone multifida var. richardsoniana, Anemone multifida var. sansonii)

Pacific Anemone: Anemone multifida var. multifida

Columbia Windflower, Columbian Windflower, Western White Anemone, Threeleaf Anemone, Three-leaf Anemone: Anemone deltoidea - 5 large, white petals at top of stem. 3 large, toothed leaves arise from same point of stem below flower. About 6-12 inches tall.

Drummond's Anemone: Anemone drummondii var. lithophila -

Lyall's Anemone, Little Mountain Anemone, Thimbleweed: Anemone lyallii - Quarter-sized, 5 petaled flower with a blue or lavender tinge. The 3 compound leaves which arise from the same point below the flower are split into 3 smaller leaflets. Plants are 3-6 inches tall.

Pacific Anemone, Cliff Anemone, Hirsute Anemone: Anemone multifida var. multifida (Synonyms: Anemone globosa, Anemone hudsoniana, Anemone multifida var. globosa, Anemone multifida var. hudsoniana, Anemone multifida var. richardsoniana, Anemone multifida var. sansonii) -

Red Windflower: Anemone multifida var. saxicola (Synonym: Anemone multifida var. hirsuta) -

Western Pasqueflower: Anemone occidentalis -

Bog Anemone, Coast Anemone: Anemone oregana var. felix (Synonym: Anemone felix) -

Oregon Anemone, Blue Windflower, Western Wood Anemone: Anemone oregana var. oregana - 5 petaled, purplish flower to half dollar size. The 3 compound leaves arise at the same point below the flower and are further divided into 3 leaflets. Plants are 4-12 inches tall.


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