Anemone
anemone, windflower
9 species
7 subspecies and varieties
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Anemone deltoideathreeleaf anemone, Columbian windflower
Distribution: On both sides of the Cascades in the southern half of Washington; Washington south to California.
Habitat: Moist to drier areas in open to deep woods at low to moderate elevations.
Origin: Native
Flowers: April-May
Anemone drummondiiDrummond's anemone
Distribution: Occurring in the Olympic and Cascade Mountains in Washington; Alaska south to California, east to Montana.
Habitat: Alpine and subalpine regions.
Origin: Native
Flowers: June-August
var. drummondii – Drummond's anemone
var. lithophila – Drummond's anemone, Little Belt Mountain anemone
Anemone lyalliilittle mountain anemone, Lyall's anemone
Distribution: Chiefly west of the Cascades but occasionally on the east slope in Washington; British Columbia to California.
Habitat: Open prairies at low elevations to subalpine ridges.
Origin: Native
Flowers: March-July
Anemone multifidacliff anemone, Pacific anemone
Distribution: Alaska to California, east to Nebraska and New Mexico in the west, and across the northern tier of states to Maine
Habitat: From the foothills to high elevations in the mountains
Origin: Native
Flowers: May - August
var. multifida – cliff anemone, Pacific anemone
var. saxicola – hirsute anemone
Anemone occidentaliswestern pasqueflower
Distribution: In the Olympic and the Cascade mountains in Washington; British Columbia south to California, east to Montana and the Wallowa Mountains of Oregon.
Habitat: Mountain slopes and meadows at mid- to high elevations.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May-August
Anemone oreganaOregon anemone
Distribution: In Washington occurring on the Olympic Peninsula and chiefly east of the Cascades crest; Chelan County, Washington south to northern California.
Habitat: Moist, open woods, moderate to mid-elevations in the mountains.
Origin: Native
Flowers: March-June
var. felix – Oregon anemone, western wood anemone
var. oregana – Oregon anemone, western wood anemone
Anemone parvifloranorthern anemone, small-flowered anemone
Distribution: Occurring in scattered locaions in Washington; Alaska south to the Cascades of northern Washington, east to the Atlantic Coast, south in the Rocky Mountains to Colorado.
Habitat: Mountain meadows and subalpine stream banks.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May-August
Anemone patenspasqueflower, prairie-crocus
Distribution: East of the Cascades crest in Washington; Alaska south to the Wenatchee Mountains of Washington, east to the Rocky Mountains and northern Great Plains.
Habitat: Prairies to mountain slopes, mostly on well-drained soil.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May-August
var. multifida – cliff anemone
Anemone piperiPiper's anemone, Piper's windflower
Distribution: East of the Cascades in Washington;Washington to northeast Oregon east to Idaho and western Montana.
Habitat: Shady woods at moderate to mid-elevations in the mountains.
Origin: Native
Flowers: April-August