A delicate looking but tough woodland plant that forms colonies that flower in spring from March-May. Simple five-petaled pure white flowers rise above basal leaves that resemble columbine leaves. Leaves persist well through the season if sufficient moisture is present, but typically go dormant.
Header Photo: Mervin Wallace
False Rue Anemone
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