Definition of Rue anemone

1. Noun. Woodland flower native to eastern North America having cup-shaped flowers reminiscent of anemone but more delicate.

Exact synonyms: Anemonella Thalictroides
Generic synonyms: Flower
Group relationships: Anemonella, Genus Anemonella



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Literary usage of Rue anemone

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1. Library of Southern Literature by John Calvin Metcalf (1909)
"THE RUE-ANEMONE Under an oak-tree in a woodland, where The dreaming Spring had dropped it from her hair. I found a flower, through which I ..."

2. Minnesota Plant Life by Conway MacMillan (1899)
"There are several seeds in each cap- sule of the false rue-anemone, but only one seed in each nutlet of the true. Both plants are abundant in the woods ..."

3. Drugs and medicines of North America: A Publication Devoted to the by John Uri Lloyd, Curtis Gates Lloyd (1885)
"rue anemone. PARTS USED.—The tuberous roots and flowering herb of Thalictrum ane- ... The name, rue anemone, was given to this plant to indicate the ..."

4. Familiar Flowers of Field and Garden by Ferdinand Schuyler Mathews (1895)
"The leaves are characteristically wedge-shaped, and on this account there is no excuse for confusing the plant with Thalictrum anemo- noides, or rue anemone ..."

5. Report: New York by Otis Stuart (1904)
"False rue anemone. Very common on "beech and maple" land, but not on oak. ... Rue-Anemone. Anemonella thalictroides Spach. Quite local through C. & S.; ..."

6. The Popular Science Monthly (1887)
"The student, during his first spring among the early flowers, is quite liable to confuse this isopyrum with the rue-anemone (Thalictrum ..."

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