Kingdom: Plantae > Division: Tracheophyta > Class: Magnoliopsida > Order: Ranunculales > Family: Ranunculaceae > Genus: Pulsatilla > Species: Pulsatilla patens > See subspecies
Scientific name Source
Pulsatilla patens subsp. patens (L.) Mill. Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (2001)
Pulsatilla patens subsp. flavescens (Zucc.) Zæmelis Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (2001)
Pulsatilla patens subsp. multifida (Pritz.) Zæmelis Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (2001)

Pulsatilla patens (L.) Mill.

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Data Deficient (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Alpine - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Boreal - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Continental - Unfavourable-Bad
Pannonian - Unfavourable-Bad
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 2 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 117 are designated for this species
Most preferred habitats
  • grassland
  • sparsely vegetated land
  • woodland and forest
May also occur in
  • heathland and shrub
Natura 2000 species code 1477


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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

Conservation status assesses every six years and for each biogeographical region the condition of habitats and species compared to the favourable status as described in the Habitats Directive. The map shows the 2007-2012 assessments as reported by EU Member State. Assessments are further detailed in the summary document available behind the link below.

Natura 2000 sites

Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites

Sitecode Country Site name Action
EE0010106 Estonia Põhja-Kõrvemaa Map
EE0070106 Estonia Puhatu Map
EE0080574 Estonia Soomaa Map
EE0080671 Estonia Karula Map
LV0100400 Latvia Krustkalnu dabas rezervats Map
LV0100500 Latvia Teicu dabas rezervats Map
LV0200100 Latvia Gaujas nacionalais parks Map
LV0200200 Latvia Kemeru nacionalais parks Map
LV0300400 Latvia Silene Map
LV0300700 Latvia Tervete Map
LV0301300 Latvia Istras pauguraine Map
LV0302800 Latvia Engures ezers Map
LV0303400 Latvia Raznas nacionalais parks Map
LV0527400 Latvia Garkalnes mezi Map
LV0600400 Latvia Augsdaugava Map
LV0600700 Latvia Ziemelgauja Map
LV0600800 Latvia Adazi Map
PLB140001 Poland Dolina Dolnego Bugu Map
PLB220001 Poland Wielki Sandr Brdy Map
PLB300002 Poland Dolina Środkowej Warty Map
PLC140001 Poland Puszcza Kampinoska Map
PLC200004 Poland Puszcza Białowieska Map
SE0340066 Sweden Tiselhagen Map
SE0340103 Sweden Kallgatburg Map
SE0340111 Sweden Filehajdar Map
SE0710151 Sweden Nipsippan i Nässjö by Map
SE0710161 Sweden Nipsippan vid Krången Map
SKCHVU027 Slovakia Slovensky kras Map
ROSCI0035 Romania Cheile Turzii Map
PLH300009 Poland Ostoja Nadwarciańska Map
PLH260004 Poland Ostoja Przedborska Map
PLH200005 Poland Ostoja Augustowska Map
SKUEV0322 Slovakia Finticke svahy Map
EE0080618 Estonia Verijärve Map
PLH040012 Poland Nieszawska Dolina Wisły Map
CZ0414127 Czech Republic Hradiště Map
ROSCI0074 Romania Făgetul Clujului - Valea Morii Map
LV0535200 Latvia Posolnica Map
LTZAR0024 Lithuania Gražutės regioninis parkas Map
PLH040023 Poland Doliny Brdy i Stążki w Borach Tucholskich Map
LV0304000 Latvia Laukezers Map
LV0530600 Latvia Motrines ezers Map
CZ0424030 Czech Republic Bezručovo údolí Map
LV0305200 Latvia Ogres Zilie kalni Map
EE0060107 Estonia Vulbi Map
CZ0424125 Czech Republic Doupovské hory Map
ROSCI0079 Romania Fânațele de pe Dealul Corhan - Săbed Map
EE0080234 Estonia Mustoja Map
LTALY0002 Lithuania Norūnų miškas Map
LTKEL0002 Lithuania Galvydiškės kaimo apylinkės Map
SKUEV0356 Slovakia Horny vrch Map
EE0080318 Estonia Elva Map
LTMOL0010 Lithuania Labanoro regioninis parkas Map
LV0303700 Latvia Driksnas sils Map
ROSCI0081 Romania Fânețele seculare Frumoasa Map
LTTAU0006 Lithuania Viešvilės aukštupio pelkynas Map
HUHN20036 Hungary Bátorligeti Nagy-legelő Map
ROSCI0111 Romania Mestecănișul de la Reci Map
CZ0424038 Czech Republic Holý vrch u Hlinné Map
LV0301900 Latvia Dolessala Map
EE0060119 Estonia Kõrvemaa Map
PLH200008 Poland Dolina Biebrzy Map
PLH140011 Poland Ostoja Nadbużańska Map
EE0080108 Estonia Kääpa Map
PLH040003 Poland Solecka Dolina Wisły Map
LV0300100 Latvia Daugavas ieleja Map
ROSCI0253 Romania Trascău Map
PLH200006 Poland Ostoja Knyszyńska Map
LV0513400 Latvia Lielie Kangari Map
PLH200007 Poland Pojezierze Sejneńskie Map
PLH280016 Poland Ostoja Borecka Map
LTANY0012 Lithuania Anykščių šilelis Map
LTANY0001 Lithuania Vilkatėnų miškas Map
PLB140014 Poland Dolina Dolnej Narwi Map
LV0507000 Latvia Certoka ezers (Valnezers) Map
PLB140013 Poland Ostoja Kozienicka Map
LV0518300 Latvia Vecdaugava Map
CZ0422075 Czech Republic Borečský vrch Map
EE0080621 Estonia Piusa-Võmmorski Map
LTVAR0017 Lithuania Dainavos giria Map
PLH280012 Poland Ostoja Lidzbarska Map
LV0514800 Latvia Plienciema kapa Map
LTVIN0005 Lithuania Pravalo ežeras ir jo apyežerės Map
PLH200004 Poland Ostoja Wigierska Map
PLH040011 Poland Dybowska Dolina Wisły Map
LV0303000 Latvia Numernes valnis Map
EE0080410 Estonia Soontaga-Sauniku Map
LV0510700 Latvia Greblukalns Map
LTKEL0014 Lithuania Juodlės miškas Map
LV0529300 Latvia Klintaine Map
LTTRA0007 Lithuania Spindžiaus miškas Map
CZ0514042 Czech Republic Jestřebsko - Dokesko Map
SKUEV0355 Slovakia Fabianka Map
EE0020313 Estonia Jalase Map
EE0080316 Estonia Keeri-Karijärve Map
PLH220026 Poland Sandr Brdy Map
SKUEV0348 Slovakia Cierna Moldava Map
ROSCI0082 Romania Fânețele seculare Ponoare Map
ROSCI0062 Romania Defileul Crișului Repede - Pădurea Craiului Map
PLH140052 Poland Zachodniokurpiowskie Bory Sasankowe Map
PLH260014 Poland Dolina Bobrzy Map
PLH140047 Poland Bory Chrobotkowe Karaska Map
PLH140035 Poland Puszcza Kozienicka Map
PLH140049 Poland Myszynieckie Bory Sasankowe Map
PLH200023 Poland Dolina Pisy Map
PLH280048 Poland Ostoja Piska Map
PLH280052 Poland Ostoja Napiwodzko-Ramucka Map
PLH260041 Poland Wzgórza Chęcińsko-Kieleckie Map
PLH040039 Poland Włocławska Dolina Wisły Map
LTSIA0006 Lithuania Varputėnų miškas Map
PLH200024 Poland Ostoja Narwiańska Map
LTVAR0009 Lithuania Čepkelių pelkė Map
ROSCI0323 Romania Munții Ciucului Map
ROSCI0295 Romania Dealurile Clujului de Est Map
SKUEV0708 Slovakia Primovské skaly Map
PLH200025 Poland Sasanki w Kolimagach Map
PLH280056 Poland Murawy na Poligonie Orzysz Map

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Finger-Küchenschelle German Korneck, D., M. Schnittler & I. Vollmer
meza silpurene Latvian Latvian NRC
Synonym Author
Anemone patens L.

Other resources

EoL Encyclopedia of Life
GBIF search Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Habitats Directive Art. 17-2006 summary
ITIS (not accepted) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
Wikipedia Wikipedia

External data

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