Anemone cylindrica A.Gray

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Anemone cylindrica A.Gray

  • Description

    Species Description - Plants 3–10 dm, from a short caudex; basal and involucral lvs similar, the former several, the latter 3–10 and commonly twice as many as the mostly naked peduncles, both types petiolate, broad, deeply 3–5-parted into basally narrow and cuneate segments that are again few-toothed or cleft above the middle; peduncles mostly 2–6, 1–3 dm; sep 5(6), greenish-white, 8–12 mm long; styles crimson in life; fruiting head dense, cylindric, 2–4.5 cm, scarcely 1 cm thick; achenes densely woolly, 2 mm, the style 0.5–1 mm, subglabrous, seldom strongly spreading; 2n=16. Dry, open woods and prairies; Me. to B.C., s. to N.J., O., Mo., and Ariz. June–Aug.

  • Common Names

    long-headed anemone, thimbleweed