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Wood Anemone

WOOD ANEMONE
Anemone quinquefolia Crowfoot  Family  Ranunculaceae
April - May  infrequent
Description: From3 to 8 inches tall, with Leaves are deeply cut and appear to be divided into 3 or more frequently, 5 leaflets.  Flowers have 5  petals (sometimes 4 or 9) are really sepals, with 1 flowers per stalk. Buttercup Family, a low delicate woodland plant. Also called "wind Flower" because the leaves tremble at every whisper of the wind, "anemos" Greek word for wind.

Location: Open woods, thickets and clearings, along woodland streams.
 
 
Wood Anemone

 
 

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