Anemone virginiana thimbleweed Ranunculaceae ANVI; Bx, pb;

  

Anemone virginiana. Gary P. Fleming.© 2014 Virginia Botanical Associates.vaplantatlas.org. (Accessed 3/2014).

Anemone virginiana. Gary P. Fleming.© 2014 Virginia Botanical Associates.vaplantatlas.org. (Accessed 3/2014).

Anemone virginiana is a perennial herb to 1 m tall, from a root crown, stems hairy. 

Leaves along stem alternate, 2-3, palmately compound, segments egg-shaped, toothed or sharply lobed; 3 leaves whorled below inflorescence stalks. 

Flowers greenish-white, to 1.3 cm, 5 sepals, no petals, stamens numerous, on stalks, sometimes with a pair of leaves below flowers; July-Aug. 

Fruit dry, a head of achenes to 3 cm long, achenes densely wooly. 

Wetland status: UPL. 

Frequency in NYC: Very infrequent. 

Origin: Native. 

Habitat: Dry or open woods.