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Plant Details

Enemion biternatum [= Isopyrum biternatum]

False Rue-anemone, Atlantic Isopyrum

Scientific Name:

Enemion biternatum [= Isopyrum biternatum]

Common Name:

False Rue-anemone, Atlantic Isopyrum

Plant Family

Ranunculaceae (Buttercup Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Type:

Herb/Wildflower

Bloom Color(s):

White

Bloom Time:

March, April

Habitat Description:

Rich forests, either on natural levees with very nutrient rich sediments or on slopes with underlying mafic rocks.

Notes:

Sometimes confused with Rue-anemone, Thalictrum thalictroides, but Rue-anemone usually has from 5 to 10 petaloid sepals, while False Rue-anemone has no more than 5 petaloid sepals.

Plants

On a large rock out crop at Raven Rock State Park, 28 Mar 08

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A better look at the foliage

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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