Anemone virginiana

Anemone virginiana

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Description

Soil: Mesic (Medium) to Xeric (Dry)
Sun:
Full-Shade
Height: 1-3′
Color: White
Blooms: June-August
Flowers: The 1″ flowers have 4-9 petal-like sepals, no petals, and numerous stamens and pistils. The stamens and pistils form a 1″ thimble like cylinder that extends up from the sepals.
Leaves: The whorled leaves are up to 3″ long. They are divided like the palm of a hand into pointed, oblong, toothed segments. Each whorl has 3-5 leaves.

Suggested Uses:

A Thimbleweed for the woods! These plants are very similar to Anemone cylindrica They are nice for a woodland or east facing garden and like sandy, gravelly and rocky soils.

 

Interesting Facts

Medicinal Uses:
Food Uses: Plants are poisonous!
Other Uses: The seeds heads dry well and make lovely additions to dried flower bouquets. Just collect them before the seeds start to disperse.
More Info:
Folklore:
Name: Anemone may come from the Greek word for “wind”.
Other Names:

USDA PLANTS Database profile page

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs
Dimensions N/A
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