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Annual, perennial herb, woody vine [ shrub], occasionally aquatic.
Leaf: generally basal and cauline, alternate or opposite, simple or compound; petioles at base generally flat, occasionally sheathing or stipule-like.
Inflorescence: cyme, raceme, panicle, or flowers 1.
Flower: generally bisexual, generally radial; sepals 3–6(20), free, early- deciduous or withering in fruit, generally green; petals 0–many, generally free; stamens generally 5–many, staminodes generally 0; pistils 1–many, ovary superior, chamber 1, style 0–1, generally ± persistent as beak, ovules 1–many.
Fruit: achene, follicle, berry, ± utricle in Trautvetteria, in aggregate or not, 1–many-seeded.
± 60 genera, 1700 species: worldwide, especially n temperate, tropical mountains; many ornamental (Adonis, Aquilegia, Clematis, Consolida, Delphinium, Helleborus, Nigella). some highly TOXIC (Aconitum, Actaea, Delphinium, Ranunculus). [Whittemore & Parfitt 1997 FNANM 3:85–271] Taxa of Isopyrum in TJM (1993) moved to Enemion; Kumlienia moved to Ranunculus. —Scientific Editors: Douglas H. Goldman, Bruce G. Baldwin.
Key to Ranunculaceae
Perennial from caudex, rhizome, or tuber.Key to Anemone
Leaf: basal, generally many, simple to compound, generally petioled; blade or leaflets lobed to dissected or not, margins entire or toothed; in flower or fruit withered or not.
Inflorescence: terminal, flowers 1 or 2–7 in cymes; peduncle erect; pedicel elongated in fruit; involucre bracts sessile or stalked, generally in 1–2 whorls of 2–5, simple to compound, ± like leaves or leaflets in size, shape.
Flower: receptacle elongated in fruit; sepals 5–10, petal-like; petals generally 0; stamens 10–200; pistils many, styles persistent as beaks.
± 150 species: arctic, temperate worldwide; some cultivated for ornamental. (Greek: flower shaken by wind) [Dutton et al. 1997 FNANM 3:139–155] Spp. with long, plumose styles sometimes placed in Pulsatilla.
Unabridged references: [Hoot et al. 1994 Syst Bot 19:169–200]
Plant (7.5)10–30 cm; rhizome spreading, slender.
Leaf: generally 0–2; petiole 10–15 cm, short-stiff-hairy; blade 1- ternate, leaflets ± like involucre bracts in size, shape.
Inflorescence: flower 1; peduncle sparse-bristly to glabrous; involucre bracts in 1 ± whorl of 3, ± sessile, generally simple, (2.5)4–8 cm, generally ± ovate to diamond-shaped, margins crenate or sharp-toothed to lobed on distal 2/3.
Flower: sepals generally 5, (12)15–25 mm, (8)10–15(20) mm wide, ovate to obovate (oblanceolate), white, glabrous; stamens 100–120.
Fruit: body 2.5–4 mm, ovoid, glabrous to rough-hairy; pedicel (5)7–12 cm; beak <= 0.5 mm, glabrous; aggregate 9–12 mm, ± spheric.
2n=14. Open to shaded sites, conifer forest; 100–2000 m. Klamath Ranges, n Outer North Coast Ranges, High North Coast Ranges;
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