Anemone berlandieri [Ranunculaceae]

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Scientific Name Anemone berlandieri (Anemone heterophylla) USDA PLANTS Symbol
Common Name Ten-petal Anemone, Windflower ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
Family Ranunculaceae (Buttercup) SEINet
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Description Habitat: Open hillsides, grassy areas.
Plant: Low, erect unbranched perennial 4 to 16 inches tall.
Leaves: Mostly basal with blade divided into three leaflets, each 1/2 to 1-3/8 inches long, toothed; a whorl of leaves present on stem.
Inflorescence: Single flower at stalk tip, up to 1-5/8 inch across, with 10-20 sepals resembling petals, usually white, may be blue, violet or pink; many stamens surrounding large green fruit head at center of flower, up to 1-1/2 inches tall.
Bloom Period: February to April.
References: "Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country" by Marshall Enquist and "Wildflowers of Texas" by G. Ajilvsgi.
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