Taxon  Report   357    
Anemone occidentalis  S. Watson
Western anemone,  Western pasque flower
Anemone occidentalis
© 2009 Barry Breckling
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Anemone occidentalis
© 2007 Matt Below
Anemone occidentalis
© 2005 Dianne Fristrom
Anemone occidentalis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Anemone occidentalis
© 2017 Art Clark
Genus: Anemone
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest


Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Pulsatilla occidentalis

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Pulsatilla occidentalis
More information about  Anemone occidentalis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 23, 2019).