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Anemone caroliniana

Prairie Anemone, Carolina Anemone

Scientific Name:

Anemone caroliniana

Genus:

Anemone

Species Epithet:

caroliniana

Common Name:

Prairie Anemone, Carolina Anemone

Plant Type

Herb/Wildflower

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Ranunculaceae (Buttercup Family)

Native/Alien:

US Native

Size:

0-1 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

White

Light:

Sun - 6 or more hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Dry, Moist

Bloom Time:

March, April

Growing Area:

Piedmont

Habitat Description:

Clay soils, wet meadows.

Leaf Arrangement:

Basal

Leaf Retention:

Deciduous

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

Has some wildlife value

Landscape Value:

Suitable for home landscapes

State Rank:

S1: Critically imperiled (*Key)

Global Rank:

G5 - Secure (*Key)

State Status:

E: Endangered (*Key)

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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