Name: Wood Anemone
Scientific name: Anemone nemorosa
Nature Stars: 40
About: A characteristic spring flower of ancient woodlands, also planted in graveyards, parks and gardens. The white flowers come out between March and May
How to identify: An easily recognisable flower, low growing with six large white petals.
Where: Found throughout the country.
Fantastic fact: Normally white, but can be pinkish or blue.
Photograph credit: Philip Precey