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False Rue Anemone

Isopyrum biternatum
To distinguish false rue anemone from "true" rue anemone, look for the following: 5 white (not pinkish) sepals, and leaves present on the flowering stems. Confirm your identification by noting that it's growing in a colony (not singly) and is in a moist, low area.

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False Rue Anemone

To distinguish false rue anemone from "true" rue anemone, look for the following: 5 white (not pinkish) sepals, and leaves present on the flowering stems. Confirm your identification by noting that it's growing in a colony (not singly) and is in a moist, low area.

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Rue Anemone

Thalictrum thalictroides
To distinguish rue anemone from the similar-looking false rue anemone, look for the following: more than just 5 sepals, which can be pinkish, and only bracts (not complete leaves) on the flowering stems. Confirm your identification by noting that it's growing singly (not in a colony) and is located on a wooded slope.

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Rue Anemone

Rue anemone is a common and beloved spring wildflower. It blooms March–June. It and other woodland wildflowers require a forest habitat to survive, so they depend on the oaks, hickories, maples, and other trees that surround them.

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Rue Anemone

To distinguish rue anemone from the similar-looking false rue anemone, look for the following: more than just 5 sepals, which can be pinkish, and only bracts (not complete leaves) on the flowering stems. Confirm your identification by noting that it's growing singly (not in a colony) and is located on a wooded slope.

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Thimbleweed (Tall Anemone)

Anemone virginiana
A member of the buttercup family, thimbleweed is named for the thimble-shaped dome of fruits that are densely packed at the center of the flower. Look for it blooming from late April through August in rocky or dry open woods and prairies.

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Thimbleweed (Tall Anemone)

A member of the buttercup family, thimbleweed is named for the thimble-shaped dome of fruits that are densely packed at the center of the flower. Look for it blooming from late April through August in rocky or dry open woods and prairies.

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White Anemone

White anemone is a showy native wildflower with interesting, deeply toothed leaves. Often occurring in colonies, it spreads from rhizomes and is sometimes cultivated in wildflower gardens.

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White Anemone (Meadow Anemone; Windflower)

Anemone canadensis
White anemone is a showy native wildflower with interesting, deeply toothed leaves. Often occurring in colonies, it spreads easily (even aggressively) from rhizomes and is sometimes cultivated in wildflower gardens.

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