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Cut-leaved Anemone - Anemone multifida var. multifida


Global Rank: G5T5
State Rank: SNR

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General Description
Stems 10–50 cm from a branched caudex. Leaves sparsely to moderately long-hairy; blades 3–8 cm wide, 2 to 3 times ternately divided and lobed; ultimate segments tapered to the acute tip. Inflorescence 1- to several-flowered subtended by 1 to 2 tiers of leaf-like bracts. Flowers with 5 to 7 white to rose-purple sepals, 7–15 mm. Achenes wooly, 3–4 mm long in a globose head; the beak ca. 1.5 mm long, straight (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Phenology
April through July.

Diagnostic Characteristics
Variety multifida lacks the recurved or hooked beaks of variety tetonensis.

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
AK across most of Canada, south to northern CA, northern parts of AZ and NM, and farther east to NE, MN, WI, MI, NY and ME (Kartesz 2009).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 18

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Habitat
Open or rocky areas in forests, grasslands, prairies, and shrublands.

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