Anemone vitifolia in Valley of Flowers
Anemone vitifolia is a white pubescent, robust perennial growing up to 1 m tall. Basal leaves are simple or heart shaped. Flowers are white occasionally tinged with blue. Flower buds are white woolly. Sepals are 5-8 in number, broadly ovate, purplish and silky outside. Ripened achenes densely covered with white woolly hairs.
|Vine leaved Anemone|
|July to September|
The plant is frequently found on open grassy slopes and edges of forests.
Roots and leaves are used for the treatment of ringworm infection and eczema in folk medicine of Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh. Fresh roots are used in treating rheumatism, toothache, dysentery, scabies and also to treat lice.
Location in the Valley of flowers
Can be found between Govindghat and Ghangaria.
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