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Desert Anemone

Natural History

The Desert Anemone is a member of the Buttercup Family. It grows to 16 inches in height and has green toothed leaves to 4 inches in length which grow in a whorl midway on the stem of the plant. The plant typically grows on rocky slopes at elevations between 2500-5000 feet.

The flower of the Desert Anemone doesn't have petals, but instead has petal like structures that are actually sepals.

The Desert Anemone typically blooms between February - April and produces white to pinkish purple flowers to 1.5 inches in width.

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