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the thaw. they are coming. prairie crocus is also called blue tulip.
genus: Anemone or Pulsatilla. species: patens
Anemo, (Gr.) - pertaining to the wind.
Pulsatilla (Lat.) "pulsare" - to beat or pulse, the sepals open with sun and close with heavy cloud/night.
patens (Lat.) - spreading or outspread.
Buttercup or crowfoot family: Ranunculaceae.
supermoon. it's not pink.
the first full moon of spring is called pink (accordingtothefarmersalmanac) due to corresponding springtime blooms of creeping phlox a wildflower in eastern north america. nothing of a wildflower sort is blooming here.
this ranunculus is from the local nursery.
phenology & plant families
categories of posts
webs of interest
A Wildflower Journal
Pencil and Leaf
Randy Stewart Design