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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.

Common Names

GermanAnemone canadensis
EnglishCanada Anemone
FrenchAnémone du Canada
SpanishAnemone canadensis


SpeciesAnemone canadensis

How to Identify

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

Canada Anemone (Anemone canadensis) - Parc Nature Pointe aux Prairies - 2020-06-07
Canada Anemone (Anemone canadensis) - Parc de la Frayère - 2017-06-10

Where and When to Spot

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

Last updated on 2023-12-15. 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.