Anemone quinquefolia wood Anemone Ranunculaceae ANQU; Bx, pb, vc; Q, cu; R, h;

   

Anemone quinquefolia.Les Mehrhoff.discoverlife.org. (Accessed 3/2014).

Anemone quinquefolia.Les Mehrhoff.discoverlife.org. (Accessed 3/2014).

Anemone quinquefolia is a perennial herb to 20 cm tall (usually less), colonial from a slender rhizome. 

Leaves alternate, palmately compound, 3-5 leaflets, wedge-shaped, coarsely, unevenly toothed. 

Flowers white, to 2 cm wide, sepals 5 (petal-like), no petals, blooms, April-May. 

Fruit dry achenes. 

Wetland status: FACU. 

Frequency in NYC: Infrequent. 

Origin: Native. 

Habitat: Rich, moist, open woods.