Photographer: Paul Drobot
Anemone canadensis L.
Canada anemone, Canadian anemone, meadow anemone
Anemone: an ancient Greek name from anemos, "wind"
canadensis: of or referring to Canada
|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|