What flower is that?

Rue Anemone
Photo credit: Francis Underwood

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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