Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


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  Anemone cylindrica A.Gray image
Photographer: Merel R. Black           

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Hugh H. Iltis

Kenneth J. Sytsma

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Paul Drobot

Paul Drobot

Janice Stiefel

Janice Stiefel
Family Ranunculaceae
Anemone cylindrica A.Gray
candle anemone, long-headed anemone, thimbleweed
Anemone: an ancient Greek name from anemos, "wind"
cylindrica: cylindrical
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 1'-3' tall forb; roots a short, woody thickened stem
Flower: white, 5- or 6-parted, 3/4" wide, petal-like sepals; 2-6 stalks 4"-12" long with a solitary flower; blooms June-Aug.
Fruit:dry seeds on a 3/4"- 1 3/4" densely woolly, narrowly cylindrical cluster
Leaf:basal leaves stalked, deeply palmately-divided into 3-5 toothed segments, whorl of 3-10 similar, stalked leaves at the base of the flowreing stalk, no leaf-like bracts on the flower stalks
Habitat: dry to moderate moisture; woods, prairies, inland sands

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