leaf color variation

Similar Species: Mountain Anemone is most likely to be confused with Wood Anemone. The leaves of Wood Anemone are mostly divided into 5 leaflets, but those of Mountain Anemone are usually in 3's. Mountains Anemone is a tall, larger plant (up to 16 inches). Wood Anemone is usually between 4 and 8 inches tall.

flower up closeDistribution: Found in a small area of the east including Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Kentucky, West Virginia, and South Carolina.

Habitat: Mountain Anemone is found in moist forest usually in the high hills or mountains.

Flowering period: April to June.