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Drummond's Anemone - Anemone drummondii
Other Names:  Anemone lithophila

Native Species

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4
(see State Rank Reason below)

Agency Status
USFWS:
USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 5

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State Rank Reason (see State Rank above)
Widespread across the western half of Montana.
 
General Description
Stems 5–20 cm from a branched caudex. Leaves sparsely long-hairy to glabrous; blades 1–4 cm wide, twice ternately divided and lobed; the ultimate lobes oblong. Inflorescence usually 1-flowered, subtended by 2 to 3 petiolate bracts similar to the leaves. Flowers with 5 to 7 sepals, white, bluish on the outside, 8–12 mm long. Achenes wooly, 2–4 mm long, the beak 2–3 mm long, in a globose head 5–15 mm high (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Ours is variety lithophila.

Range Comments
BC, AB south to CA, ID, and WY (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Observations in Montana Natural Heritage Program Database
Number of Observations: 36

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Habitat
Moist meadows, moraine, stony slopes; near or above treeline (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

References
  • Literature Cited AboveLegend:   View Online Publication
    • 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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