Photographer: Christopher Noll
Enemion biternatum Raf.
false rue anemone
Enemion: given by Dioscoride as another name for Anemone
biternatum: Latin for "twice in sets of three"
|Plant: ||erect, perennial, 4"-16" tall forb with slender stems; roots many small tuber-like masses|
|Flower: ||white, 5-parted, 1/2" wide, petal-like sepals; 1 to a few stalks of a solitary flower; blooms April-May|
|Leaf:||basal leaves long-stalked, 2-3 times 3-parted; stem leaves alternate, smaller, with shorter stalks, and less divided; leaflets rounded and 3-lobed|
|Habitat: ||moderate moisture; woods, forests|
|Notes: ||also see Anemone quinquefolia |