Thursday, May 27, 2010

FINLAND - Wood anemones


Anemone nemorosa is an early-spring flowering plant in the genus Anemone in the family Ranunculaceae. Common names include wood anemone, windflower, thimbleweed and smell fox, an allusion to the musky smell of the leaves. It is a perennial herbaceous plant, growing in early spring from 5 to 15 cm tall.

The wood anemone, on the postcard, is called "Anémone des Bois" in french and "Valkovuokko" in finnish.

Scientific classification :

Kingdom : Plantae
Division : Magnoliophyta
Class : Magnoliopsida
Order : Ranunculales
Family : Ranunculaceae
Genus : Anemone
Species : A. nemorosa

Binomial name : Anemone nemorosa


Postcard sent by Marri, as "RonnieL"
Postcrossing - Reference FI-815168

Wood Anemones


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