Pulsatilla patens


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Noun1.Pulsatilla patens - short hairy perennial with early spring blue-violet or lilac flowersPulsatilla patens - short hairy perennial with early spring blue-violet or lilac flowers; North America and Siberia
pasque flower, pasqueflower - any plant of the genus Pulsatilla; sometimes included in genus Anemone
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The prairie crocus, Anemone patens (formerly Pulsatilla patens), was named as a crocus by early North American settlers because the flowers were reminiscent of the early blooming crocus of Europe (Brown 1970:12).