Anemone blanda

Popular name: Windflower


The genus, Anemone, the name of which is derived from the Greek word for 'wind' (anemos), includes about 65 species. Many of these species have corms, others have rhizomes, while others are ordinary perennial plants. Numerous species bloom in the spring, but there are also some (e.g., the Japanese anemones) that flower in the fall.