Ranunculaceae
Anemone lyallii

Western Wood Anemone

Stem erect, with 3 leaves whorled at midstem. Leaf with long petiole, divided into 3 leaflets with rounded coarse teeth. Flowers small, petal-like sepals less than 1/2 in. long, pale blue, white, or pink, with fewer than 35 stamens. Grows in wet openings, moist forests, from coast to subalpine. Can be confused with A. oregana, which has more than 35 stamens.

  • Rarity: Uncommon
  • Flowering Time: Late Spring, Early Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 4--6 inches
  • Habitat: West-Side Forest, Coastal, Subalpine
  • Found In: Mt. Rainier NP, N Cascades NP, Crater Lake NP, West Gorge
  • Native: Yes

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