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Wood Anemone (Nightcaps)
Anemone quinquefolia

Anemones don't have true petals, but petal-like sepals. Wood anemone may have four to nine sepals; five sepals is most common.

• Family: Buttercup (Ranunculaceae)
• Habitat: woods
• Height: 4-8 inches
• Flower size: 1 inch across
• Flower color: white, sometimes pink underneath
• Flowering time: April to June
• Origin: native

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Anemone quinquefolia
Anemone quinquefolia
Some plants have reddish leaves.

Last updated November 13, 2005. © 2005 Connecticut Botanical Society. All rights reserved.