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"Flowers and plants are silent presences; They nourish every sense except the ear."
- May Sarton
About Windflower AnemoneAnemone¬†is a¬†genus¬†that contains about 120¬†species¬†of plants. It is part of the
Ranunculaceae family¬†and loves temperate zones. It is also called Windflower or Crowfoot.
The word anemone comes from Greek and it means "daughter of the wind".
Anemone¬†are considered perennials with basal leaves and long¬†leaf-stems.
The flowers¬†have 4Ė27 sepals grouped in¬†cymes¬†of 2Ė9 flowers.
The color of the sepals can be almost any shade and the pistils have just one ovule.
As far as the fruits are concerned, they are collected together in a cluster and have
lengthened stalks. Many of the species are favorite garden plants, especially in
¬†some parts of Romania such as the woodland and alpine meadows.
Did you know that this plant can be used to treat headaches and rheumatic gout?