Anemone narcissiflora var. zephyra

(A. Nelson) B. E. Dutton & Keener

Phytologia 77: 85. 1994.

Basionym: Anemone zephyra A. Nelson Bot. Gaz. 42: 51. 1906
Synonyms: Anemone narcissiflora subsp. zephyra (A. Nelson) A. Löve, D. Löve, & B. M. Kapoor
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 3.

Aerial shoots 7-40 cm. Basal leaves 3-7; petiole (4-)5-10(-15) cm; leaflets glabrous, sparsely pilose, or villous; lateral leaflets 2(-3)×-lobed; ultimate lobes 3-8 mm wide. Inflorescences 2-3(-4)-flowered umbels or flowers solitary; peduncle pilose or villous; involucral bracts obtriangular, 3-cleft, (1.5-)2.5-5 cm, surfaces glabrous, sparsely pilose, or villous; lateral segments unlobed. Flowers: sepals 5-9, yellow or yellowish; stamens 40-60. Pedicels 5-10 cm in fruit. Achenes: body ca. 5 mm.

Phenology: Flowering summer (Jun–Aug).
Habitat: Forest margins, alpine meadows
Elevation: 2700-4000 m


Selected References


Lower Taxa

Bryan E. Dutton +, Carl S. Keener +  and Bruce A. Ford +
(A. Nelson) B. E. Dutton & Keener +
Anemone zephyra +
Colo. +  and Wyo. +
2700-4000 m +
Forest margins, alpine meadows +
Flowering summer (Jun–Aug). +
Anemone narcissiflora subsp. zephyra +
Anemone narcissiflora var. zephyra +
Anemone narcissiflora +
variety +