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Teton Cut-leaved Anemone - Anemone multifida var. tetonensis
Other Names:  Anemone tetonensis

Native Species

Global Rank: G4G5
State Rank: S4?

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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 is recurved, ca. 1.5 mm long (Lesica et al. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

March to August.

Species Range

Range Comments
OR to MT, south to NV and AZ (Kartesz 2009).

Observations in Montana Natural Heritage Program Database
Number of Observations: 5

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(Observations spanning multiple months or years are excluded from time charts)

Talus slopes, canyons; 2200-3700 m (Dutton et al., 1997, Flora N. America, Vol. 3).

  • 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.
  • Additional ReferencesLegend:   View Online Publication
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    • Aho, Ken Andrew. 2006. Alpine and Cliff Ecosystems in the North-Central Rocky Mountains. Ph.D. Dissertation. Bozeman, Montana: Montana State University. 343 p.
    • Hawkins, P.H. 1903. The alpine flora of Montana. M.Sc. Thesis, Bozeman, MT: Montana State University. 24 pp.
    • Jones, W. W. 1901. Preliminary flora of Gallatin County. M.S. Thesis. Bozeman, MT: Montana State College. 78 pp.
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