OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Anemone caroliniana   FAMILY Ranunculaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Anemone caroliniana   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 076-16-002:
Anemone caroliniana   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Carolina Anemone, Prairie Anemone


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image of Anemone caroliniana, Carolina Anemone, Prairie Anemone

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_anca9_001_lvd

        

image of Anemone caroliniana, Carolina Anemone, Prairie Anemone

Will Stuart    wil_6836683786_d6c5df36c6

March    Mecklenburg County    SC

Churchyard or cemetery

The showy 1.5" solitary flower has no petals and 10-20 sepals, per All About South Carolina Wildflowers.

 

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Anemone caroliniana   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 076-16-002:
Anemone caroliniana   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

 

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92

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: Clayey soils of post oak and blackjack oak woodlands (Iredell soils), calcareous glades and barrens, wet meadows, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Palmately compound
Basal & leaf-like bracts

FLOWER:
Spring
Pale blue/White
8-20 petaloid sepals
Petals absent
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring
Brownish
Aggregate of achenes

 

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