The meadow anemone (Anemone canadensis) belongs to Ranunculaceae (the Buttercup family). It is a perennial herb that is native to North America. This herb grows in moist meadows, thickets, streambanks, and lakeshores, and it can reach 25-60 cm in height. The basal leaves are 3-5 deeply divided and toothed. The white flowers with about 5 sepals and numerous stamens bloom from late spring to summer atop of flowering stems. Afterwards, each flower is replaced by a cluster of achenes.