Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Forb
Perennial

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

Common

Look for it in rich, moist forests, on grassy balds, often abundant at high elevations, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade shade ...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple: Dissected, appearing compound
Whorled or opposite

FLOWER:
Spring
White
5-6 petaloid sepals (usually)
Petals absent

FRUIT:
Spring
Brownish
Aggregate of achenes

 

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

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

GREATER THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Anemone quinquefolia var. quinquefolia   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 076-16-003:
Anemone quinquefolia   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

GREATER THAN Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Anemone quinquefolia var. bifolia

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Anemone quinquefolia var. quinquefolia

 

COMMON NAME:
Wood Anemone