Thimbleweed Anemone
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Thimbleweed Anemone / Tall Anemone

Flower Description

Native  late spring and summer wildflower

2 to 3 lower stem leaves, stalked, with a center curved, wedge-shaped leaflet  that is heavily veined

Flowers are greenish  or white and 3/4 to 1 1/2 inch wide (5 sepals that look like petals)

Fruiting thimble is 3/4 to 1 inch long and persists through winter, creating a puff of seed carrying hairs.

Rocky woods and banks

Plant is 2-3 feet tall

Similar but showier Canada Anemone colonizes and has stalkless leaflets under the flower stalk.

Wood Anemone is similar but shorter and flower is showier.  It also colonizes.


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