Authentic Wisconsin.  Thimbleweed/Tall Anemone - Anemone virginiana


Thimbleweed in U.W. Arboretum's Native Gardens on June 30, 2020.


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.


Thimbleweed in U.W. Arboretum's Native Gardens on June 27, 2020.
Thimbleweed in U.W. Arboretum's Native Gardens on June 27, 2020.
Thimbleweed in U.W. Arboretum's Native Gardens on June 27, 2020.
Thimbleweed in U.W. Arboretum's Native Gardens on June 27, 2020.
Thimbleweed in U.W. Arboretum's Native Gardens on June 27, 2020.
Thimbleweed in U.W. Arboretum's Native Gardens on June 27, 2020.
Thimbleweed in Oak Savanna on June 30, 2020.
Thimbleweed in U.W. Arboretum's Native Gardens on June 30, 2020.
Thimbleweed in U.W. Arboretum's Native Gardens on June 30, 2020.
Thimbleweed in U.W. Arboretum's Native Gardens on June 30, 2020.
Thimbleweed in U.W. Arboretum's Native Gardens on June 30, 2020.
Thimbleweed in U.W. Arboretum's Native Gardens on June 30, 2020.
Thimbleweed in U.W. Arboretum's Native Gardens on June 30, 2020.
Thimbleweed in U.W. Arboretum's Native Gardens on June 30, 2020.
Thimbleweed in U.W. Arboretum's Native Gardens on June 30, 2020.
Thimbleweed in U.W. Arboretum's Native Gardens on June 30, 2020.
Thimbleweed in U.W. Arboretum's Native Gardens on June 30, 2020.
Thimbleweed in U.W. Arboretum's Native Gardens on June 30, 2020.

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Thimbleweed
Anemone virginiana




Thimbleweed in U.W. Arboretum's Native Gardens on June 27, 2020.

Thimbleweed in U.W. Arboretum's Native Gardens on June 27, 2020.

Thimbleweed in U.W. Arboretum's Native Gardens on June 27, 2020.


Above:Thimbleweed on shore of Lake Wingra in Wingra Park in Madison, Wisconsin on June 20, 2020.


Thimbleweed in U.W. Arboretum's Native Gardens on June 30, 2020.


Above: Thimbleweed in U.W. Arboretum's Native Gardens in Madison, Wisconsin on June 30, 2020.



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