Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Ranunculales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Learn more about Carolina Anemone from the Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Carolina Anemone, Prairie Anemone
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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.
Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
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Basal & leaf-like bracts
8-20 petaloid sepals
Aggregate of achenes
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- All About South Carolina Wildflowers p097
- Guide to the Plants of Granite Outcrops p06
- Field Guide to the Rare Plants of Georgia p045
- Wildflowers of Tennessee p033
- Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians p054
- Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains p046