Family / Families: Ranunculaceae Scientific Name(s): Pulsatilla vulgaris Mill. var. rubra
Location(s): Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (cultivated) Entry Author(s): Daniel Mosquin
Copyright Holder(s): Meighan@Flickr
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The opening flower of Pulsatilla vulgaris var. rubra
There seems to be some disagreement as to whether this should be considered a botanical or cultivated variety (i.e., variety rubra vs. ‘Rubra’). I’ve opted to follow the Royal Horticultural Society convention.