Above: Thimbleweed in U.W. Arboretum's Native Gardens in Madison, Wisconsin. (6/30/20).
Thimbleweed - Anemone virginiana
Thimbleweed is a native plant with flowers that are greenish to white, 5-parted and 3/4"-1" wide.
Thimbleweed's leaf structure is whorled halfway up the stem and each individual leaf appears to be deeply cut.
Each plant has 1-3 very long stalks with a solitary flower at the top.
This plant has medium severity poison characteristics and is hazardous if ingested or if skin comes in contact fresh sap.
Other names: Tall thimbleweed
For more information on the Thimbleweed, visit Wikipedia.
Or, visit the UW-Madison Wisconsin State Herbarium website page about Thimbleweed.
Above:Thimbleweed on shore of Lake Wingra in Wingra Park in Madison, Wisconsin on June 20, 2020.
Above: Thimbleweed in U.W. Arboretum's Native Gardens in Madison, Wisconsin on June 30, 2020.