Wood Anemone or Windflower
Wood Anemone or Windflower
Anemone quinquifolia
Buttercup Family or Ranunculaceae
  Pathology Images Inc. 2002 2003
A delicate herb 6 to 10 inches tall bears a single, white, one inch wide flower, generally with 5 petal-like sepals (no petals), many stamens and a central button of numerous pistils. Leaves in a whorl of 3 with each leaf divided into 3 to 5 prominently toothed leaflets.
Photographed at the Fletcher Wildlife Garden - early June