Stem. - Six to twelve inches high. Leaves. - Divided into rounded leaflets. Flowers. - White or pinkish, clustered. Calyx. - Of five to ten petallike sepals. Corolla. - None. Stamens. - Numerous. Pistils. - Four to fifteen.

Rue Anemone.   A. Thalictroides.

Plate II. Rue Anemone. - A. Thalictroides.

The rue anemone seems to linger especially about the spreading roots of old trees. It blossoms with the wood anemone, from which it differs in bearing its flowers in clusters.