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Anemone nemorosa L.

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Morphology / Appearance

Anemone nemorosa L.

Character recognition:

Plant: It is a perennial herbaceous plant, growing in early spring from 5 to 15 cm tall.
Root: rhizomes;
Stem: aerial, erect;
Leaves: usually a trifoliolate whorl; The deeply-cut leaves and star-like flowers rise directly from it on separate unbranched stems. Some distance below the flower are the three leaflets, often so deeply divided as to appear more than three in number and very similar to the true leaves. They wrap round and protect the flower-bud before it unfolds, but as it opens, its stalk lengthens and it is carried far above them; The leaves are covered with fine hairs.
Flowers: perianth regular (actinomorphic); are hermaphrodite; The flower is 2 -3 cm diameter. They are 7 in number, pure white on the upper surfaces and pale rose-coloured beneath.
Fruits: elliptic, hairy, short-tipped, 4–5 mm (0.15–0.2 in.) long achene, several together..

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Anemona nemorosa
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Copyright photo © C. Simion ::: 2012 - IASI ::: Anemone nemorosa L.

Ecology / Plant spreading

Anemone nemorosa L.

Bloom time: Mar , Apr , May
Flower color: white, near white, light blue, pink
Plant type: perennial
Light: Sun, Part Shade, Shade
Propagation Material: Seeds, Rhizomes

A. nemorosa is found in thickets, meadows and forest edges, from the plain to the mountains, being more frequent in higher hilly.

Classification

Anemone nemorosa L.

Cultivation / Plant breeding

Anemone nemorosa L.

The rhizomes spread just below the soil surface, forming long spreading clumps that grow quickly, contributing to its rapid spread in woodland conditions, where they often carpet large areas.
The seeds are planted in a sunny area of the garden in the autumn or early spring (February-March). It is recommended that it be well drained soil, rich in humus, pH 6,8 - 7,8.

 

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