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Canada Anemone Anemone canadensis

A white flower with five petals native to moist meadows, thickets streambanks and lakeshores. The flower can grow high up to a meter but usually less than half a meter.


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Names in different Languages

GermanAnemone canadensis
EnglishCanada Anemone
FrenchAnémone du Canada
SpanishAnemone canadensis

How to Identify

Color and form of the 5 white petals and the basal, deeply toothed leaves.

Where When to Spot

Flowers spring and early summer. I usually spot this flower in the shadow of trees along the edges of forests.

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Number of times a species has been observed, identified, and recorded. A species is reported only once per visit to a park.

Photos of Canada Anemone

Last updated on 2023-05-06. Written and regularly updated by Karl-Heinz Müller, Dipl. Natw. ETH, Biology. With 10 years of experience in wildlife photography, Karl-Heinz shares first-hand, on-site collected observations, photos and videos from his frequent visits to parks in the Montreal area.