Anemone sylvestris , Photo: Michael Lahanas
Anemone sylvestris L.
USDA, NRCS. 2006. The PLANTS Database, 6 March 2006 (http://plants.usda.gov). Data compiled from various sources by Mark W. Skinner. National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.
Anemone sylvestris (snowdrop anemone) is a perennial plant flowering in spring, native to meadows and dry deciduous woodlands of central and western Europe. It spreads rapidly by root suckers and stolons.
Another name is wood anemone, but this more commonly refers to the European A. nemorosa or the North American A. quinquefolia.
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