Tall Thimbleweed (Anemone virginiana)

Tall Thimbleweed (Anemone Virginiana)
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Anemone Virginiana, or more commonly know as Tall Thimbleweed, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Anemone. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Anemone Virginiana or Tall Thimbleweed's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Virginia, Vermont, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Anemone
  • Family: Ranunculaceae
  • Order: Ranunculales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) CAN (N)
  • State T/E Status: RI (H)
  • State T/E Common Name: RI (large anemone)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: NI
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(NI) 2(NI) 3(NI) 4(NI) 5(NI) 6(NI)

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