Wood Anemone

Name: Wood Anemone

Scientific name: Anemone nemorosa

Category: Flowers

Nature Stars: 40

What are nature stars?

About: A characteristic spring flower of ancient woodlands, also planted in graveyards, parks and gardens. The white flowers come out between March and May

How to identify: An easily recognisable flower, low growing with six large white petals.

Where: Found throughout the country.

Fantastic fact: Normally white, but can be pinkish or blue.

Photograph credit: Philip Precey

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