Etymology: Anemone: an ancient Greek name from anemos, "wind"
Plants: erect, perennial, 2"-6" tall forb
Leaves: basal with 3 deep, pointed lobes
Flowers: blue/pink to white, 5-12-parted, 1/2"-1" wide, usually 6 petal-like sepals; several solitary, long-stalked flowers; blooms April-May
Habitat: dry to moist; upland woods, forests
Conservation Status: Native
Flora of North America: Flora of North America Floristic Rating: Coefficient of Conservatism = 7 USDA Plants Database: Federal Distribution and detailed information including photos Southwest School of Botanical Medicine: Britton & Brown Illustrated Flora - 2nd Edition (1913) "An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States and Canada"