Taxon  Report   357 
Anemone occidentalis  S. Watson
Western anemone,  Western pasque flower
Anemone occidentalis
© 2007 Matt Below
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Anemone occidentalis
© 2005 Dianne Fristrom
Anemone occidentalis
© 2006 Charles E. Jones
Anemone occidentalis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Anemone occidentalis
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Genus: Anemone
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest
Habitat: slopes
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + JM93
PLANTS accepted name: Pulsatilla occidentalis
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ICPN: Pulsatilla occidentalis
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This plant is available commercially.
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jul 21, 2018).

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