Carolinas and Georgia

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Ranunculales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (2/8/20):
Anemone virginiana var. virginiana   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Anemone virginiana var. virginiana   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Anemone virginiana var. virginiana

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 076-16-001:
Anemone virginiana   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Anemone virginiana

INCLUDING (MISAPPLIED) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Anemone riparia

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Anemone virginiana

 

COMMON NAME:
Thimbleweed, Tall Thimbleweed, Tall Anemone


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Look for it in rich forests & woodlands, especially prevalent on circumneutral soils, per Weakley's Flora

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common (rare in Coastal Plain, rare in GA Piedmont)

 

full sun partial shade shade ...Moist ...Dry

LEAVES:
Palmately compound
Whorled or opposite

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White
5 petaloid sepals (usually)
Petals absent
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Brownish
Aggregate of achenes

 

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Anemone virginiana var. virginiana   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

Thimbleweed, Tall Thimbleweed, Tall Anemone