wood anemone


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wood anemone

n.
Any of several anemones, especially Anemone quinquefolia of eastern North America or A. nemorosa of Eurasia, having deeply divided leaves and a showy, solitary, often white flower.
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wood anemone

n
(Plants) any of several woodland anemone plants, esp Anemone quinquefolia of E North America and A. nemorosa of Europe, having finely divided leaves and solitary white flowers. Also called: windflower
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wood′ anem`one


n.
any of several anemones, esp. Anemone nemorosa, of the Old World, or A. quinquefolia, of the U.S.
[1650–60]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wood anemone - common anemone of eastern North America with solitary pink-tinged white flowerswood anemone - common anemone of eastern North America with solitary pink-tinged white flowers
anemone, windflower - any woodland plant of the genus Anemone grown for its beautiful flowers and whorls of dissected leaves
2.wood anemone - European anemone with solitary white flowers common in deciduous woodlandswood anemone - European anemone with solitary white flowers common in deciduous woodlands
anemone, windflower - any woodland plant of the genus Anemone grown for its beautiful flowers and whorls of dissected leaves
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Translations
võsaülane
arovuokko
anémone sylvie
vitsippa

wood anemone

nanemone m dei boschi
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More yellow was her head than the flowers of the broom, and her skin was whiter than the foam of the wave, and fairer were her hands and her fingers than the blossoms of the wood anemone amidst the spray of the meadow fountain.
The yellow-flowered lesser celandine (llygad ebrill) is the first to flower in March, and is followed by plants such as the star-like bloom of the wood anemone and the glossy-leafed bluebell.
He said: "I have been working at Oakwell for years and every spring I find something new - a whole new patch of violets or a clump of wood anemone I never knew we had.
In addition to oak and ash trees, the woodland is also home to birch, rowan and holly, as well as bluebell, wood sorrel and wood anemone plants.
Clare Morgan, who manages the site for Coed Cadw says, 'Taking out these conifers will increase the level of light reaching the woodland floor so creating more favourable conditions for the development of a native woodland ground flora, including wood anemone, dog's mercury and bluebells.
Some of the plants in trouble include wood sorrel, wood anemone and wood violets, but two fern species, including bracken, showed large increases.
The ancient woodland plants include bluebell, wood anemone, wild garlic, moschatel, wood speedwell, wood sorrel, woodruff, grasses and ferns.
ANEMONE 'FLACCIDA': (broadleighbulbs.co.uk) THE 'Flaccida', the Japanese version of our wood anemone, has very interesting leaves beautifully marked with bronze when they appear.
4 Anemone 'Flaccida' (broadleighbulbs.co.uk) "The Japanese version of our wood anemone has leaves beautifully marked with bronze when they first appear.
I might suggest various hostas and ferns, grasses and sedges, Satsuki azaleas, smooth hydrangeas, fothergillas, sasanqua camellias, the native fringe tree, foamflowers, wood asters, foxgloves, Japanese anemones, rue anemones, white varieties of wood anemone and Grecian windflowers, and lots of little white daffodils followed by Virginia bluebells.
(Version for voice and orchestra available for hire from the publisher.) "Blasippan" (The Anemone), [Db.sub.4]-[E[flat].sub.5]; "De bagge rosorna" (The Two Roses), [D#.sub.4]-[E.sub.5]; "Vitsippan" (The Wood Anemone), [D[flat].sub.4]-[F.sub.5]; "Sippan" (The Primrose), [C#.sub.4]-[E.sub.5]; "Tornet" (The Thorn), [E[flat].sub.4]-[Ab[flat].sub.5]; "Blommans ode" (The Flower's Destiny), [B[flat].sub.3]-[B[flat].sub.4].