Anemone nemorosa Linnaeus 1753 (Family Ranunculaceae)


Plant

Flower

Leaves

Fruit

Colour Variant

Height: 10-25cm
Arbuscular Mycorrhizal
Perennial, Rhizomatous, Lacks Persistent Seed Bank
Hermaphrodite, Flowering March - May (Earliest: 25.3)

Protective Chemicals
Sesquiterpenoids Protoanemonin
Flavonoids Quercetin

Biotopes:
Wet Forest

Beech Forest
Flower Visitors:
Several Apidae

Several Syrphidae

Egle ciliata

Phorbia fumigata

Sagittogethes ovatus
Seed Dispersal:
Formicidae
Herbivores::
Phlogophora meticulosa

Cnephasia asseclana

Mesotype didymata

Monophadnus pallescens Larva

Cylindrotoma distinctissima Larva

Ecological Flora of the British Isles
Skye Flora: Wood Anemone


Pictures © 2003, 2004, 2005 J.K. Lindsey

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