Anemone sylvestris

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Anemone sylvestris
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Anemone sylvestris in flower
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
Order: Ranunculales
Family: Ranunculaceae
Genus: Anemone
Species: A. sylvestris
Binomial name
Anemone sylvestris
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A dense stand of Anemone sylvestris

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.[citation needed]

Another name is wood anemone, but this more commonly refers to the European A. nemorosa or the North American A. quinquefolia.

Description[edit]

The species is 1–1.5 feet (0.30–0.46 m) and with white coloured flowers which bloom in April.[1]

Cultivation[edit]

Cultivars include Madonna.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Anemone sylvestris". Missouri Botanical Garden. Retrieved June 18, 2013. 

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