pasque flower

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Related to Pasque-flower: Pulsatilla vulgaris
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Noun1.Pasque flower - any plant of the genus Pulsatillapasque flower - any plant of the genus Pulsatilla; sometimes included in genus Anemone
wild flower, wildflower - wild or uncultivated flowering plant
genus Pulsatilla, Pulsatilla - includes a group of plants that in some classifications are included in the genus Anemone: pasqueflowers
American pasqueflower, American pulsatilla, Anemone ludoviciana, blue tulip, Eastern pasque flower, lion's beard, prairie anemone, Pulsatilla patens, wild crocus - short hairy perennial with early spring blue-violet or lilac flowers; North America and Siberia
Anemone pulsatilla, European pasqueflower, Pulsatilla vulgaris - European perennial having usually violet or white spring flowers
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For something really special, plant the pasque-flower or paschal-flower.
The alpine pasque-flower, Pulsatilla alpina, is larger and has white flowers though there is a striking yellow form called Sulphurea.
Leopoldian declarations such as "The chance to find a pasque-flower is a right as inalienable as free speech" don't mean much if you've never felt the joy of spotting this pale purple flower poking out of barren soil at the end of a long winter.