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Any of several North American anemones having cylindrical, thimblelike fruit clusters.
(Plants) US any of various plants having a thimble-shaped fruit, esp an American anemone, Anemone virginiana, and a rudbeckia, Rudbeckia laciniata
any of several plants that have a thimble-shaped fruiting head, esp. either of two white-flowered buttercups, Anemoneriparia or A. virginiana.
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|Noun||1.||thimbleweed - a common North American anemone with cylindrical fruit clusters resembling thimbles|
anemone, windflower - any woodland plant of the genus Anemone grown for its beautiful flowers and whorls of dissected leaves