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Taxon: Anemone hepatica L.

Genus: Anemone
Family: Ranunculaceae subfamily: Ranunculoideae tribe: Anemoneae
Nomen number: 410001
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:538; 2: errata. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Comment: = Anemone angulosa auct.
Name verified on: 18-Feb-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 29-Aug-2008
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7).


See also subordinate taxa:

Common names:

  • misumisō   (Source: F Japan [as Hepatica nobilis var. japonica]) – Japanese Rōmaji   [Anemone hepatica var. japonica]

Economic importance:

Distributional range:

    Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Primorye
    China: China - Anhui, Henan, Liaoning, Zhejiang
    Eastern Asia: Japan - Honshu, Kyushu, Shikoku; Korea, North; Korea, South
    Northern Europe: Denmark; Finland; Norway; Sweden
    Middle Europe: Austria; Czech Republic; Germany; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    East Europe: Belarus; Russian Federation - European part; Ukraine
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Italy; Macedonia; Montenegro; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    Southwestern Europe: France [incl. Corsica]; Spain

  • naturalized elsewhere


  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America. [mentions].
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984–. Med-Checklist. [= Hepatica nobilis Schreb.].
  • Jonsell, B., ed. 2000. Flora nordica. [= Hepatica nobilis Schreb.].
  • Oh, S.-Y. & J.-H. Pak. 2001. Distribution maps of vascular plants in Korea.


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  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
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