Rue Anemone

Common Name: Rue Anemone

Scientific Name: Thalictrum thalictroides

Family: Ranunculaceae

Habitat: Wooded slopes, Rocky ledges

Native: Yes

Life Cycle: Perennial, Ephemeral

Bloom Time: Spring

Height: Up to 8 inches

Light: Partial shade to deep shade

Soil: Sandy, Moist, Well drained

Pollinators: Bees, Butterflies, Small woodlands creatures

Description: Rue Anemone is a native spring ephemeral that grows most abundantly on steep slopes or ridges in deep woodlands. These white or pink-petaled woodland wildflowers can grow as early as March and go dormant before summer. This Rue Anemone was photographed along the Watershed Trail next to the waterfall at Little Huckleberry Creek.