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  Anemone quinquefolia L. var. quinquefolia image
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Botanical Illustration

Botanical Illustration

Botanical Illustration

Derek Anderson

Michael Clayton

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Paul Drobot

Paul Drobot

Paul Drobot

Robert R. Kowal
Family Ranunculaceae
Anemone quinquefolia L. var. quinquefolia
nightcaps, wood anemone
Anemone: an ancient Greek name from anemos, "wind"
quinquefolia: Latin for "five-leaved"
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 2"-8" tall, delicate forb; thin rhizomes
Flower: white to reddish below, usually 5-parted, 1" wide, petal-like sepals; solitary on a long stalk; blooms April-June
Leaf:solitary, long-stalked, basal leaf often reddish when young, divided into 3-5 coarsely, unevenly-toothed, palmately-divided lobes (not distinct leaflets) and a whorl of stalked, smaller leaves beneath the flower stalk leaf drawing
Habitat: moist to moderate moisture; woods, forests
Notes: also see Enemion biternatum and Thalictrum thalictroides
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Anemone nemorosa L. var. bifolia (Farw.) B.Boivin
Anemone nemorosa L. var. quinquefolia (L.) Pursh
Anemone quinquefolia L. var. bifolia Farw.
Anemone quinquefolia L. var. interior Fernald

         
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