Anemone virginiana Linnaeus var. virginiana . Subsection: Virginianae. Phen: May-Aug. Hab: Rich forests and woodlands, prairies, especially prevalent on circumneutral soils. Dist: NL (Newfoundland), ME, s. ON, and SK, south to GA, AL, MS, LA, OK, and WY.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Taxonomy Comments: Two other varieties are more northern; see discussion of var. alba.
Synonymy: = Ar, C, FNA3, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NE, Va; = Anemone virginiana L. – G, GrPl, Hoot, Meyer, & Manning (2012); > Anemone riparia Fernald – S, misapplied; < Anemone virginiana L. – F, Il, NY, Pa, RAB, Tn, W; > Anemone virginiana L. – S