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.

How To Identify

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

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.


Photos of this species with information about where, when the photo has been taken; camera, lens used and camera settings.

  • Parc Pointe aux Prairies

    Sunday, June 7, 2020

    NIKON D500
    90mm f/2.8

    Focal Length 90mm
    Shutter Speed 1/200s
    Aperture f22.0
    ISO 800

  • Parc de la Frayère

    Saturday, June 10, 2017

    NIKON D500
    TAMRON SP 90mm F2.8 Di Macro VC USD F017N

    Focal Length 90mm
    Shutter Speed 1/640s
    Aperture f6.3
    ISO 720


Anemone canadensis