Sp. Pl. 1: 540. 1753
Varieties 3 (3 in the flora).
See C. S. Keener et al. (1995) for an analysis of infraspecific variation within Anemone virginiana from which the current treatment has been adopted.
Varieties of Anemone virginiana used medicinally by native Americans were not specified; the species was used as an antidiarrheal, an aid for whooping cough, a stimulant, an emetic, a love potion, a remedy for tuberculosis, and a protection against witchcraft medicine (D. E. Moerman 1986).
|1||Sepals usually 5–10mm, abaxially densely tomentose; anthers 0.7–1(–1.2) mm; primarily Canadian, in dry woods, sandy ridges, and grasslands.||Anemone virginiana var. cylindroidea|
|1||Sepals (6–)10–21 mm, abaxially usually thinly pubescent; anthers (0.8–)1–1.7 mm; widely distributed, in moist habitats.||> 2|
|2||Base of involucral bracts cordate or reniform, rarely subtruncate, terminal leaflets light green, margins proximally mostly straight- to convex-sided, variously lobed or serrate, variously pubescent; anthers typically greater than 1.1 mm; heads of achenes ovoid to ovoid-cylindric, (9–)11–14 mm diam.; widely distributed.||Anemone virginiana var. virginiana|
|2||Base of involucral bracts usually truncate to subtruncate, sometimes reniform or cordate, terminal leaflets deep green, margins proximally concave- to straight-sided, distally incised, thinly pubescent; anthers typically less than 1.2 mm; heads of achenes ±ovoid-cylindric, 8–10(–11) mm diam.; distributed primarily in New England, Great Lakes area, and adjacent Canada.||Anemone virginiana var. alba|
|Author||Bryan E. Dutton +, Carl S. Keener + and Bruce A. Ford +|
|Common name||Thimbleweed +, tall anemone + and anémone de Virginie +|
|Distribution||North America. +|
|Illustration copyright||Flora of North America Association +|
|Illustrator||John Myers +|
|Publication title||Sp. Pl. +|
|Publication year||1753 +|
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|Synonyms||Anemonastrum +, Anemonidium +, Anemonoides +, Hepatica +, Jurtsevia + and Pulsatilla +|
|Taxon family||Ranunculaceae +|
|Taxon name||Anemone virginiana +|
|Taxon parent||Anemone +|
|Taxon rank||species +|
|Volume||Volume 3 +|