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Long-fruited Anemone
Anemone cylindrica

Long-fruited Anemone (Anemone cylindrica) Other common names: Long-headed Anemone

French names: Anémone cylindrique

Family: Buttercup Family (Ranunculaceae)

Group: Anemones

Distinctive features: Whorl of 4-9 leaves at mid-stem.

Similar species:
  •   Thimbleweed (Anemone virginiana) - Whorl of 3 leaves at mid-stem.

Flowers: Summer;  White;  5 parts (petals)

Leaves: Opposite/Whorled, Compound;  Whorl of 4-9 leaves at mid-stem.

Height: 60-90 cm (23-35 in)

Habitat: Fields and Open Areas

Grows in Sun/Shade: Sun

Books: Newcomb's Wildflower Guide: 288   

Native/Non-native: Native

Origin and Meaning of Names:
 Scientific Name: cylindrica: like a cylinder

Photographs: 54 photographs available, of which 6 are featured on this page. SCROLL DOWN FOR PHOTOGRAPHS.

Range Map is at the bottom of the page

Long-fruited Anemone (Anemone cylindrica)

An entire plant.

Long-fruited Anemone (Anemone cylindrica)

An opening flower.

Long-fruited Anemone (Anemone cylindrica)

Long-fruited Anemone (Anemone cylindrica),c} has stem leaves in a whorl of 5-9 leaves, with 3 of the leaves much larger than the rest.

Long-fruited Anemone (Anemone cylindrica)

The long seed heads that give this plant its common name of Long-fruited Anemone.

Long-fruited Anemone (Anemone cylindrica)

Ripe seed heads. They get up to 1.5" long.

Long-fruited Anemone (Anemone cylindrica)

Ripening seed heads of Long-fruited Anemone. They are not yet as long yet as they normally get.

Range map for Long-fruited Anemone (Anemone cylindrica)

PLEASE NOTE: A coloured Province or State means this species occurs somewhere in that Province/State.
The entire Province/State is coloured, regardless of where in that Province/State it occurs.

(Range map provided courtesy of the USDA website and is displayed here in accordance with their Policies)