Tall Anemone Anemone virginiana
Other Common Name(s):
- This plant has high severity poison characteristics.
- See below
Herbaceous perennial that tolerates full shade but prefers some sun. Anemone virginiana is not as agressive as other Anemone species.
This plant suffers from no serious insect or disease problems and is resistant to damage by deer.
Found in: Landscape in flower/ wildflower gardens; moist, shaded woods
Soil: prefers moist, humusy soil
Season: June to early fall (Great spring flower for woodland or shady garden.)
- Life Cycle:
- Country Or Region Of Origin:
- Central and eastern United States
- Particularly Resistant To (Insects/Diseases/Other Problems):
- tolerates dry, shallow, rocky, soils; full shade; no serious insect or disease problems; resistant to damage by deer.
Whole Plant Traits:
- Plant Type:
- Herbaceous Perennial
- Dappled Sunlight (Shade through upper canopy all day)
- Deep shade (Less than 2 hours to no direct sunlight)
- Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
- Soil Texture:
- High Organic Matter
- Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
- 2a, 2b, 3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
- Fruit Description:
- This plant has small fruits often with plumose tails.
- Flower Color:
- Flower Bloom Time:
- Flower Petals:
- 4-5 petals/rays
- Flower Description:
- The flower has five greenish white petals (which are actually sepals) and a yellowish center (which is composed of stamens); usually borne singly. The flowers are cup-shaped, and the center resembles a thimble.
- Leaf Type:
- Compound (Pinnately , Bipinnately, Palmately)
- Leaf Arrangement:
- Leaf Margin:
- Hairs Present:
- Leaf Description:
- This plant has palmate, three-lobed, and serrated leaves. They are alternate or whorled and finely divided.
- Stem Is Aromatic:
- Stem Surface:
- Hairy (pubescent)
- Stem Description:
- stout, hairy stem
- Landscape Location:
- Naturalized Area
- Resistance To Challenges:
- Dry Soil
- Heavy Shade
- Insect Pests
- Contact Dermatitis
- Poison Severity:
- Poison Symptoms:
- TOXIC ONLY IF LARGE QUANTITIES EATEN. CAUSES SEVERE PAIN IN THE MOUTH IF EATEN! Poisonous through ingestion and dermatitis. (Poisonous parts: All parts when fresh). Symptoms may include: Inflammation and blistering upon contact with fresh sap; irritation of mouth, vomiting and diarrhea following ingestion.
- Poison Toxic Principle:
- Causes Contact Dermatitis:
- Poison Part: