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Wood anemone

Wood anemone (Anemone nemorosa)

A small spring flowering perennial with palmate leaves and a delicate white blushed-pink flower. Common in damp deciduous woods but also found in shady hedgerows, grikes of limestone pavement , gills and under bracken on open fells where it is probably indicative of ancient woodland.


Other names: Windflower

Height: 5-30 cm

Altitude Limit: 870m Helvellyn