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Wood Anemone (Anemone quinquefolia) - Wildflowers

Directory of Wildflowers

Wood Anemone
Anemone quinquefolia

Wood Anemone in flower
Wood Anemone in flower

Quick Profile

Exposure
Full Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
 
Mature Height
4 - 8 Inches
 
USDA Hardiness Zones
3 - 8 
 
Native To:
Illinois
Indiana
Michigan
Ohio
Wisconsin
 
Soil Conditions
Moist, Well-Drained
 
Bloom Color
White
 
Bloom Season
April - June
 

Features

White flowers in spring and deeply cut foliage.

Culture

Partial to full shade; rich, moist soils.

Notes

This plant spreads by rhizomes and so may grow in large patches.