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Wildflowers of Texas, Plant Resources Center, University of Texas at Austin

Ten-petal Anemone   Anemone berlandieri    
Buttercup family — Ranunculaceae

Also known as:
Southern Anemone, Basket Anemone, Windflower, Granny's Nightcap

Slides: (click for larger view)


This anemone is one of the most common wildflowers of the Edwards Plateau and other parts of central and northern Texas, and it is often the very first to bloom in the early spring. The flowers, which vary from white to violet-purple within the same patch (white being the majority), can be seen scattered to abundant in grassy open areas, including roadsides and lawns.

Dried Specimens: (click for larger view)


Flowering Months: February, March, April

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