Family, Crowfoot. - Petals, none. There are 5 greenish sepals, silky and downy underneath. Fruit, an oblong head of achenes, thimble-shaped. One of our tall anemones, 2 to 3 feet high, stiff and rather ungraceful; common in many of our woods. Leaves, radical and on the stem, the latter forming an involucre of 3-stalked, twice - divided leaves, their divisions cleft. From this whorl of leaves the earlier blossoms arise on tall, naked stalks. Later ones are accompanied by a similar smaller pair of leaves. Summer.