Anemone – Wood

Anemone quinquefolia

Family Buttercup (Ranunculaceae)
Bloom Spring
Habitat Dry, shade, edge of forest
Status Native
Cycle Perennial
Height 4-8″
Flower Single white flower about 1″ wide rising above the leaves. Each flower has 5 petal-like white sepals. A central tuft of white to yellowish stamens is quite noticeable.
Leaf Compound leaves are in a whorl, usually 3 midway up the stem. Each leaf is composed of 3-5 deeply cleft and coarsely toothed leaflets.
Notes Plants are usually found in colonies.


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