What plant is that?

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Rue Anemone
Photo credit: © Francis R. Underwood 2009

This plant blooms in early spring and is rare in RI. It grows best in rich woods containing  limestone deposits. However, one population was recently found in acidic woods in Kent County.

It’s. . .

Botanical Name
 
Thalictrum thalictroides (formerly Anemonella thalictroides
Common Name
  Rue-Anemone
Family
  Ranunculaceae (Buttercup Family)
Habitat
  Rich moist woods containing lime

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