Anemone canadensis L.  
Family: Ranunculaceae
Canada anemone, Canadian anemone, meadow anemone
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Robert Bierman  
Etymology: Anemone: an ancient Greek name from anemos, "wind"
Plants: erect, perennial, 8"-36" tall forb; from rhizomes
Leaves: basal leaves long-stalked, deeply palmately-divided into 3 toothed segments and a whorl of 3 smaller, stalkless leaves on the stem at the base of the flowering stalk
Flowers: white, 4-20-parted but usually with 5 petal-like sepals, 1"-1 1/2" wide; 1-3 long stalks each with a solitary flowers; blooms May-Aug.
Fruits: flat, rounded, dry, fuzzy seeds
Habitat: full to partial sun; wet to moderate moisture; meadows, prairies, shores; in sandy, loamy soil
Hazardous: Careful, this plant is hazardous!
Conservation Status: Native
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Scott A. Milburn  
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Paul Drobot  
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Merel R. Black  
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Julie Raasch  
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