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
  Ranunculaceae (Buttercup Family)
  Rich moist woods containing lime

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