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 (uncommon in Coastal Plain, especially south of VA)

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

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

LEAVES:
Simple: Dissected, appearing compound
Whorled or opposite

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

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Brownish
Aggregate of achenes

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Anemone virginiana var. virginiana   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

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

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 076-16-001:
Anemone virginiana   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Thimbleweed, Tall Anemone