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Canada Anemone - Anemone canadensis

Status Under Review
Native Species

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SU

Agency Status
USFWS:
USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 4

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General Description
Stems 20–80 cm from extensive rhizomes. Leaves appressed-hairy; blades 4–8 cm long with 3 to 5 toothed lobes; ultimate segments 1–4 cm wide. Inflorescence of 1 to 3 flowers subtended by 3 sessile, 3-lobed bracts 2–6 cm long. Flowers with 4 to 6 white sepals, 10–20 mm long. Achenes in an ovoid head, sparsely hairy, 3–6 mm long; beaks straight, ca. 3 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Montana Range

Year-round
 


Range Comments
NT to NL south to NM, IA and WV (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Observations in Montana Natural Heritage Program Database
Number of Observations: 19

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Habitat
Low areas of moist meadows, around wetlands, roadside ditches; plains (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

References
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    • King, C. R. 1953. The Ranunculaceae of Montana. M.S. Thesis, Bozeman, MT: Montana State College. 82 p.
    • Lesica, P., M.T. Lavin, and P.F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.
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