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Anemone piperi
Piper's anemone, Piper's windflower
WTU specimens
Other herbaria

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.

Flowers: April-August

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Description:
General:

Perennial with deep-seated roots from which arise scaly, dark-brown rhizomes, the flowering stems 1.5-3.5 dm. tall.

Leaves:

Basal leaves single, trifoliate, long-petiolate, the leaflets coarsely bi-serrate, the lateral pair often bi-lobed over half their length; the flowering stem naked except for a whorl of 3 leaves near the top, these similar to the basal leaves but somewhat larger and appressed short-hairy.

Flowers:

Flowers single; sepals 5-7, white or pinkish, 12-16 mm. long; petals none; stamens 35-55; pistils numerous.

Fruits:

Achenes elliptic, 3 mm. long; style 0.5 mm. long, glabrous.

Accepted Name:
Anemone piperi Britton ex Rydb.
Publication: Bull. Torrey Bot. Club. 29: 153. 1902. 1902.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
(none provided)
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Anemone piperi in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Anemone piperi checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Anemone piperi atlas page.

CalPhotos: Anemone piperi photos.

USDA Plants: Anemone piperi information.

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