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Anemone quinquefolia

Wood Anemone

Scientific Name:

Anemone quinquefolia

Genus:

Anemone

Species Epithet:

quinquefolia

Common Name:

Wood Anemone

Plant Type

Herb/Wildflower

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Ranunculaceae (Buttercup Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Size:

0-1 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

White

Light:

Part Shade - 2 to 6 hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Moist

Bloom Time:

March, April, May

Growing Area:

Mountains

Habitat Description:

Rich, moist forests, grassy balds, often abundant at high elevations

Leaf Arrangement:

Whorled

Leaf Retention:

Deciduous

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Compound

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

No known wildlife value

Landscape Value:

Not Recommended for home landscapes

In Bloom

Max Patch, 2001

image

Elongate rhizone can be 4" - 6" deep

Bloom

image

Tom Harville

Habitat

On a mossy rock in a damp rich cove

image

Tom Harville

Leaves

Note the drier environment than the habitat picture

image

Tom Harville

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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