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.

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

wood′ anem`one


n.
any of several anemones, esp. Anemone nemorosa, of the Old World, or A. quinquefolia, of the U.S.
[1650–60]
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
Translations
võsaülane
arovuokko
anémone sylvie
vitsippa

wood anemone

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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.
More yellow was her head than the flower of the broom, and her skin was whiter than the foam of the wave, and fairer were her hands and fingers than the blossoms of the wood anemone amidst the spray of the meadow fountain.
Cheery blooms - Paeonia lactiflora 'Festiva Maxima', above, Wood anemone, below, and Crocosmia Lucifer blooming in an English garden in summer
As well as bluebells, you can spot wood anemone, wood sorrel and wild garlic - perhaps even a kingfisher.
This will help those left to mature, and encourage native woodland flowers like bluebell, wood anemone and primrose.
We haul out our loot, passing through a low spot in the valley where a dozen varieties of spring wildflower bloom--trillium, bloodroot, jack-in-the-pulpit, wood anemone, blue cohosh, May apple and goldenseal.
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TREES & FLOWERS Red Bud American Beech Red Maple Autumn Flame Maple Douglas Fir Crimson King Maple Skyline Honeylocust Black Hills Spruce Bloodgood Japanese Maple American Yellowwood Autumn Purple Ash Dawn Redwood Prairie Fire Crabapple Thunderchild Flowering Crabapple Briotii Red Horsechestnut Bloodgood London Planetree Red Oak Dwarf Korean Callery Pear Siberian Spruce White Oak Teasel Tansy Wood Anemone Chicory Coltsfoot Foxglove Honewort Harebell Amaryllis
The primrose came out top in a Plantlife survey in Wales, followed by the bluebell in second place and a surprise third favourite, the wood anemone.
Parrot's Drumble is one of Staffordshire Wildlife Trust's finest ancient woodland nature reserves where as well as the sea of bluebells In spring you will also see dog's mercury, wood anemone, yellow archangel and wood sorrel.