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Adonis annua

Adonis annua L.

autumn adonis, bird’s-eye, pheasant’s-eye

Synonym(s): Adonis autumnalis
NCBG PLANT INDEX
ID_PLANT: ADAN
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Adonis annua
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GENUS: Adonis
FAMILY CODE: RANUNC

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ANNUAL: 1
BIENNIAL: 0
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NCBG HABIT
HERB: 1
SUBSHRUB: 0
SHRUB: 0
TREE: 0
CACTUS/SUCCULENT: 0
GRASS/GRASSLIKE: 0
FERN: 0
VINE: 0

NCBG LEAF ARRANGEMENT
ALTERNATE: 0
OPPOSITE: 0
WHORLED: 0
BASAL: 0
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NCBG LEAF COMPLEXITY
SIMPLE: 0
PINNATE: 0
BI-PINNATE: 0
TRI-PINNATE: 0
PALMATE: 0
TRIFOLIOLATE: 0

NCBG LEAF RETENTION
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EVERGREEN: 0
SEMI-EVERGREEN: 0

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NCBG FLORAL SYMMETRY
RADIAL (ACTINOMORPHIC): 0
BILATERAL (ZYGOMORPHIC): 0
MIXED (BOTH ACTINOMORPHIC and ZYGOMORPHIC): 0

NCBG PHENOLOGY
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Hummingbird Friendly: 0

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USDA PLANTS DATABASE
USDA Symbol: ADAN
USDA Common Name: Blooddrops
Native Status: L48 (I), CAN (I)
Distribution: USA (AL, AR, ID, KY, LA, MO, MT, TN, TX, WA), CAN (MB, ON)
Duration: Annual
Growth Habit: Forb/herb

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WEAKLEY FLORA
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Adonis annua
COMMON NAME: Autumn Adonis, Bird's-eye, Pheasant’s-eye
SYNONYMY: [= C, FNA, G, K, Mo]
PHENOLOGY: Apr-Jun.
HABITAT: Disturbed areas, formerly especially as a weed in grain fields; native of Eurasia.
COMMENTS: Naturalized in n. AL and sc. TN (Parfitt in FNA 1997).
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ABOUT FAMILY (Weakley Flora)
Ranunculaceae A.L. de Jussieu 1789 (Buttercup Family)
SUMMARY: A family of about 62 genera and 2450 species, herbs, shrubs, and vines, primarily of temperate and boreal regions. Classsification of subfamilies and tribes follows Wang et al. (2009). Subfamilies and tribes follow Wang et al. (2009).
REFERENCE: Whittemore & Parfitt in FNA (1997); Wang et al. (2009); Keener (1977); Tamura in Kubitzki, Rohwer, & Bittrich (1993). [also see HYDRASTIDACEAE]
ABOUT GENUS (Weakley Flora)
Adonis Linnaeus 1753 (Adonis)
SUMMARY: A genus of about 26 species, annual and perennial herbs, of Eurasia.
REFERENCE: Tamura in Kubitzki, Rohwer, & Bittrich (1993).
HERBARIUM RESOURCES
SERNEC: Find Adonis annua in Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)
UNC SERNEC: Find Adonis annua in University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Herbarium - Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)

WEB RESOURCES
USDA: Find Adonis annua in USDA Plants
NPIN: Find Adonis annua in NPIN Database
FNA: Find Adonis annua in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Adonis annua

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