Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


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  Anemone canadensis L. image
Photographer: Paul Drobot           

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Julie Raasch

Margery Melgaard

Merel R. Black

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Paul Drobot

Paul Drobot

Paul Drobot

Robert Bierman

Scott A. Milburn

Kurt Stüber

Kurt Stüber
Family Ranunculaceae
Anemone canadensis L.
Canada anemone, Canadian anemone, meadow anemone
Anemone: an ancient Greek name from anemos, "wind"
canadensis: of or referring to Canada
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 8"-36" tall forb; from rhizomes
Flower: white, 4-20-parted but usually with 5 petal-like sepals, 1"-1 1/2" wide; 1-3 long stalks each with a solitary flowers; blooms May-Aug.
Fruit:flat, rounded, dry, fuzzy seeds
Leaf:basal leaves long-stalked, deeply palmately-divided into 3 toothed segments and a whorl of 3 smaller, stalkless leaves on the stem at the base of the flowering stalk
Habitat: full to partial sun; wet to moderate moisture; meadows, prairies, shores; in sandy, loamy soil

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Anemone dichotoma L. var. canadensis (L.) MacMill.

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