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Connecticut Plants
Thimbleweed (Tall Anemone)
Anemone virginiana L.
  • Family: buttercup (Ranunculaceae)
  • Habitat: rocky or dry, open woods
  • Height: 2-3 feet
  • Flower size: 1 inch across
  • Flower color: white or greenish
  • Flowering time: June to July
  • Origin: native
Anemone virginiana L.
Anemone virginiana L.
Anemone virginiana L.

Thimbleweed gets its name from the fruits, which look a bit like thimbles.