The Anemones Are Coming!

It’s time again for the Anemones to start blooming! We are seeing lots of observations of the leaves, so keep your eyes open for those beautiful blooms to come any time now!

Thank you to everyone who helped us last year to document the less common Carolina Anemone (A. caroliniana). We collectively documented 46 observations by 15 observers at ~19 locations! That’s quite an increase from the previous year of 4 total observations! Are you ready to make 2020 an even better year?

We would love for everyone to join us in looking for the Carolina Anemone! All you need to do is learn what to look for and post your observations to iNaturalist. That’s it! Your data is automatically included.

On the DFW Carolina Anemones project page there are links to all the important information, such as how to tell them apart from Tenpetal Anemones, where to look for them, and locations still needing to be checked. You can find all of that here: https://www.inaturalist.org/projects/carolina-anemones-of-dfw/journal/22090-important-links

Don’t think you’ll remember all that while you are skipping through the wildflowers? It’s ok! Take photos of the flower, entire stem, and leaves. Post your observation ID as “Anemone” and we’ll tell you which species it is.

If you are interested in coming to a field information session once the Carolina Anemone is in bloom, leave a comment below or email Kimberlie at kimberlietx@gmail.com to receive announcements on the date and location. (To be determined once Mother Nature gives us the go-ahead.)

Thank you for helping us to learn more about this lesser known Windflower! Your efforts are invaluable and greatly appreciated!

@kimberlietx and @pfau_tarleton

Anotado por kimberlietx kimberlietx, 04 de febrero de 2020 a las 01:12 AM

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Yeah!

Anotado por lovebirder hace mas de 2 años (Advertencia)

Just saw my first Anemone berlandieri in bloom today! :-D

Anotado por annikaml hace mas de 2 años (Advertencia)

@suz I checked BONAP just for you :) Not Brazoria County, but 4 out of 5 surrounding were reported with A. caroliniana. Your move has added purpose now! Be on the lookout!

Anotado por kimberlietx hace mas de 2 años (Advertencia)

@kimberlietx, you know that I will, of course, I don't know that the soil is right for A. caroliniana, but I'll certainly be looking for it.

Anotado por suz hace mas de 2 años (Advertencia)

I'll definitely keep my eyes open for them! Hopefully I'll find one this year!

Anotado por wildcarrot hace mas de 2 años (Advertencia)

I will be looking! Thanks for the reminder.

Anotado por walkingstick2 hace mas de 2 años (Advertencia)

Will be on the look out for them and would love an informational field session!

Anotado por lulubelle hace mas de 2 años (Advertencia)

I'll be watching for them to bloom soon. Saw some leaves emerging this weekend. I would love to come to a field session, since I had to miss it last year.

Anotado por naturemom hace mas de 2 años (Advertencia)

Excellent post, good refresher to get ready for this season. Thanks!

Anotado por lpenn hace mas de 2 años (Advertencia)

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