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Plant Details

Anemone caroliniana

Prairie anemone, Carolina anemone

Scientific Name:

Anemone caroliniana

Common Name:

Prairie anemone, Carolina anemone

Plant Family

Ranunculaceae (Buttercup Family)

Native/Alien:

Native

Type:

Perennial

Bloom Color(s):

White

Size in Feet:

.25 to .5

Light:

Full-sun

Bloom Time:

March, April

Bloom Area:

Piedmont

Habitat Description:

Clay soils, wet meadows.

State Rank:

S1 - 1-5 Extant Populations - Critically imperiled in NC because of extreme rarity or because of some factor(s) making it especially vulnerable to extirpation (local extinction) from NC (*)

Global Rank:

G5 - 1000+ Extant Populations - Demonstrably secure in the world (*)

State Status:

E - Endangered (*)

Anemone caroliniana blossom

image

© Will Stuart, 2012

Anemone caroliniana leaves

Harrisburg, NC

image

© Will Stuart, 2012

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


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