wood anemonewood anemone
any of several anemones; esp.,
- a forest species (Anemone quinquefolia) of the E U.S. with starlike flowers
- a similar species (A. nemorosa) of Europe
Any of several anemones, especially Anemone quinquefolia of eastern North America or A. nemorosa of Eurasia, having deeply divided leaves and a showy, solitary, often white flower.
(plural wood anemones)
- Either of two plant species of the family Ranunculaceae, Anemone nemorosa and Anemone quinquefolia.
- The snowdrop windflower (Anemone sylvestris).