Anemone quinquefolia, wood anemone, is a perennial herbaceous woodland plant that blooms in spring and is native to NJ.
Anemone quinquefolia, wood anemone, is 2-8" tall with a solitary delicate white flower
The flowers are about 1 inch across with usually 5 petal-like sepals. It can have 4 to 9.
Leaves and Plant
We saw this patch in the Sourland Mountain Preserve along the Roaring Brook Trail just south of the powerline strip
Text by Millie Ling and all photos by Hubert & Millie Ling. Photos: 5/2/2013 Sourland Mountain Preserve, Somerset County, NJ