Anemone virginiana L. - Tall thimbleweed


 

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Anemone virginiana - (image 1 of 3)

 

Taxonomy

Family: Ranunculaceae

Habitat

Disturbed, dry calcareous woodlands. Sometimes on open sites.

Associates

 

Distribution

Eastern Quebec west to ND, south to GA, AL, and AR.

Morphology

Similar to A. cylindrica but with 3 or fewer involucral leaves; the main leaflets rhombic-ovate, usually rounded at the base, shallowly cleft, serrate to below the middle, thin.

Notes

Flowers June to August

Wetland Indicator: Upland

Compare the thickness and division of the leaves to A. cylindrica

References

Gleason, Henry A. and A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of Vascular Plants of Northeastern United States and Adjacent Canada. Second Ed.
The New York Botanical Garden. Bronx, NY

 

Swink, F. and G. Wilhelm. 1994. Plants of the Chicago Region.
Indiana Academy of Science. The Morton Arboretum. Lisle, Illinois.

 


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