Wood Anemone

Wood Anemone - Anemone nemorosa Anemone nemorosa


Colour: White
Flowering: March - May
Height: Up to 12" (30 cm)
Family: Ranunculaceae
Wood Anemone    


Wood Anemone, sometimes called Windflower, is a pretty flower which usually grows in deciduous woodland.

The flower is star-shaped (about 2 cm diameter) with six white petals. The leaves are dark green with three lobes.

Wood Anemone is poisonous but used to be used in herbal medicine for headaches and gout.

Wood Anemone - Anemone nemorosa
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