from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A little American wild flower, Anemone thalictroides, resembling both anemone and meadow-rue.


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  • The pretty rue-anemone recalls the tradition that Anemos, the wind, chose the delicate little flowers of this family as the heralds of his coming in early spring.

    Some Spring Days in Iowa

  • There were banks white with the rue-anemone, and they were marked, that some of the little tuber-like roots might be taken up in the fall for forcing in the house.

    Nature's Serial Story


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