Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1925

Forb
Perennial

Native: north of the Carolinas
Documented growing wild in - - -

Rare

Look for it in moist forests, per Weakley's Flora

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...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple: Dissected
Whorled or opposite

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

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Aggregate of achenes

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Anemone canadensis   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Anemone canadensis   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Canada Anemone


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image of Anemone canadensis

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_anca8_001_lvd

        

image of Anemone canadensis

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_anca8_008_lvd

        

image of Anemone canadensis

JK Marlow    jkm0305w_12

May    Buncombe County    NC

NC Arboretum

Leaves lobed, toothed, and variously cleft, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Anemone canadensis

Ben Geer Keys    bgk1925_a

June        

In cultivation

Flowers up to 1.5" across, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.