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Windflower (Wood Anenome)

The Wood Anenome, is a rather dainty adornment to woodland throughout the British Isles except for the Shetlands, Orkneys, and Hebrides. A short native perennial, it has solitary white flowers which sometimes have a pinkish tinge, and flowers typically from March to May.


Flower: Little (1 - 4 cm) white (sometimes pink-tinged) flowers with 6 or 7 petals.

Leaves: 3-lobed, with each lobe itself deeply divided.

Habitat: Woodland, hedgerows, mountain ledges

Height to about 30 cm

Typically flowering: March - May

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Taken on June 11, 2011