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|Family: Ranunculaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Anemone||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Anemone grayi Behr & Kellogg
Habit: Plant (3)10--30(40) cm; rhizome spreading (ascending). Leaf: generally 0(1); petiole (1.5)2.5--20(25) cm; leaflets +- like involucre bracts in size, shape. Inflorescence: flower 1; peduncle proximally glabrous, distally soft-shaggy- to fine-hairy; involucre bracts in 1 whorl of 3, 1-ternate; terminal leaflet-like unit diamond-shaped to ovate or oblanceolate, finely soft-hairy to +- glabrous, margins crenate or occasionally coarsely serrate on distal 1/2--2/3. Flower: sepals 5--6, 7--15 mm, 4--8 mm wide, generally elliptic to obovate, white or blue, glabrous; stamens 25--40. Fruit: body 3--4 mm, elliptic, flat, finely-puberulent to soft-shaggy-hairy; pedicel (0.5)3--10 cm; beak 0.6--1 mm, curved, glabrous; aggregate +- spheric. Chromosomes: 2n=16.
Ecology: Moist shaded slopes, redwood and mixed-evergreen forests; Elevation: 100--900 m. Bioregional Distribution: KR, NCoR, SnFrB, n SCoRO; Distribution Outside California: southwestern Oregon. Flowering Time: Feb--Jun Note: Rhizomes generally knobby as compared to Anemone lyallii, Anemone oregana; hybrids occur in populations where these 3 species overlap.
Synonyms: Anemone quinquefolia L. var. grayi (Behr & Kellogg) Jeps.; Anemone quinquefolia var. minor (Eastw.) Munz
eFlora Treatment Author: Scott Simono
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Anemone drummondii var. drummondii
Next taxon: Anemone lyallii
Citation for this treatment: Scott Simono 2017. Anemone grayi, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=80464, accessed on April 28, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on April 28, 2017.