Anemone cylindrica (Candle Anemone)

Anemone cylindrica

Quick Facts:

    Common Names: candle anemone, thimbleweed
    Lifespan: Perennial
    Zones: 3 - 9
    Type: Forb

Anemone cylindrica, or candle anemone, is native to the eastern, central and midwestern United States, where it grows in dry prairies and fields. It is very similar in appearance to Anemone virginiana (Tall Anemone), but the former has long, cylinder shaped seedheads, and the latter has rounder, wider seedheads.

In our yard, this grows in the Prairie.

Our growing score: 2

Other pictures of this plant:

               Seedpod                                           Leaf                                            Stem                                        Seed                                          Habit


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