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Anemone oregana  A. Gray
Blue windflower,  Oregon anemone, Western wood anenome
Anemone oregana
© 2008 Keir Morse
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Anemone oregana
© 2008 Keir Morse
Anemone oregana
© 2008 Keir Morse
Anemone oregana, 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 oregana
© 2003 Dianne Fristrom
Genus: Anemone
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, wetland-riparian


Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

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More information about  Anemone oregana
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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 24, 2019).