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Scientific Name: Anemone sylvestris
Pronunciation: an-eh-MOE-nee sill-VESS-tris
Common Name: snowdrop anemone
Family Name: Ranunculaceae
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial
Key ID Features: Leaves compound and in whorls of three, pubescent beneath; flowers 2.5-8 cm wide tepals bright white, late spring.
Course(s): not used (off campus)

Habit: Arching
Form: Oval - vertical
Texture: Medium
Mature Size:
Height:0.2 - 0.4m
Spread:0.6 - 1.0m
Growth Rate:Fast
Origin: Europe (Sweden, France)
Hardiness Rating: Zone 4: (-34 to -29 C)
Exposure: Filtered shade, Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil/ Growing Medium: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Accent plant, Cut flower or foliage, Mixed shrub border, Perennial border, Spring interest
Additional Info: Google.Compare to A. blanda.
snowdrop anemone
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Compound
Arrangement: Basal, Whorled
Texture/ Venation: Soft flexible
Surfaces: Pubescent
Colour in Fall: Yellow
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Obovate
Apices: Acute
Bases: Attenuate
Margins: Dentate, Palmately lobed

Inflorescence Type: Floriferous, Flowers solitary
Flower Morphology:Flowers perfect
Number of Petals:5
Corolla Shape:Rotate/stellate
Ovary Position:Superior
Colour (petals): Showy, White
Flower Scent: Fragrant
Flower Time at Peak: May, Jun

Fruit Type: Achene, Aggregate fruit
Fruit Colour: White
Fruiting Time: Jul, Aug

Bark or Stem Colour: Green
Organ Modifications: Fibrous-like roots, Rhizomes, Runners (or stolons)

Propagation: Seed, Division - below ground parts
Pest Susceptibility: Pest resistant, Disease resistant, Deer resistant, Rabbit resistant
(AGB) Acer Griseum Bed
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