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Pasque flower on Pasque Flower Hill near East Raymond Road Park in Madison, Wisconsin on April 16, 2021.


Above: Pasque flower on Pasque Flower Hill near East Raymond Road Park in Madison, Wisconsin (4/16/21).


Pasque flower - Anemone patens (Spring Ephemeral)

The Pasque flower is a native plant that grows between 4"- 6" tall. The Pasque flower like dry to moderate mosture like closely grazed hillsides, prairies, cliffs.

The flowers are 5-7 parted, blue to white, petal-like sepals that bloom solitary, long, hairy stalks. The flower has numerous yellow stamens surrounding a light green columnar center.

The Pasque flower blooms March - May.

Other names: American pasqueflower, Pasqueflower, Prairie Smoke.

Or, visit the UW-Madison Wisconsin Horticulture Division of Extension website page about Pasque flower.

Or, for information on Pasque Flower (Anemone patens) visit the Wisconsin State Herbarium.


Pasque flower on Pasque Flower Hill near East Raymond Road Park in Madison, Wisconsin on April 16, 2021.
Pasque flower on Pasque Flower Hill near East Raymond Road Park in Madison, Wisconsin on April 16, 2021.
Pasque flower on Pasque Flower Hill near East Raymond Road Park in Madison, Wisconsin on April 16, 2021.
Pasque flower on Pasque Flower Hill near East Raymond Road Park in Madison, Wisconsin on April 20, 2021.
Pasque flower on Pasque Flower Hill near East Raymond Road Park in Madison, Wisconsin on April 20, 2021.
Pasque flower on Pasque Flower Hill near East Raymond Road Park in Madison, Wisconsin on April 21, 2021.
Pasque flower on Pasque Flower Hill near East Raymond Road Park in Madison, Wisconsin on April 21, 2021.
Pasque flower on Pasque Flower Hill near East Raymond Road Park in Madison, Wisconsin on April 21, 2021.
Pasque flower on Pasque Flower Hill near East Raymond Road Park in Madison, Wisconsin on April 21, 2021.
Pasque flower on Pasque Flower Hill near East Raymond Road Park in Madison, Wisconsin on April 21, 2021.
Pasque flower on Pasque Flower Hill near East Raymond Road Park in Madison, Wisconsin on April 21, 2021.
Pasque flower on Pasque Flower Hill near East Raymond Road Park in Madison, Wisconsin on April 21, 2021.

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Pasque flower
Anemone patens


Pasque flower on Pasque Flower Hill near East Raymond Road Park in Madison, Wisconsin on April 16, 2021.


Above: Pasque flower on Pasque Flower Hill near East Raymond Road Park in Madison, Wisconsin (4/16/21).


Pasque flower on Pasque Flower Hill near East Raymond Road Park in Madison, Wisconsin on April 16, 2021.


Above: Pasque flower on Pasque Flower Hill near East Raymond Road Park in Madison, Wisconsin (4/16/21).


Pasque flower on Pasque Flower Hill near East Raymond Road Park in Madison, Wisconsin on April 20, 2021.

Pasque flower on Pasque Flower Hill near East Raymond Road Park in Madison, Wisconsin on April 20, 2021.


Above: Pasque flower on Pasque Flower Hill near East Raymond Road Park in Madison, Wisconsin (4/20/21).


Pasque flower specimen collected on May 7, 1992 at Platte Mounds near Platteville, Wisconsin.


Above: Pasque flower specimen collected on May 7, 1992 at Platte Mounds near Platteville, Wisconsin.




Above: Video from England's Natural History Museum about the Pasque flower (Pulsatilla vulgaris).


1793 Pasque flower botanical illustration.


Above: 1793 Pasque flower (Pulsatilla patens) botanical illustration.


1920 Pasque flower botanical illustration.


Above: 1920 Pasque flower (Pulsatilla patens) botanical illustration.


1878 Pasque flower botanical illustration.


Above: 1878 Pasque flower botanical illustration.


1913 Pasque flower botanical illustration.


Above: 1913 Pasque flower botanical illustration.


Pasque flower.

Pasque flower.

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