pasque flower

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pasque flower

anemonepulsatilla.
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The prairie crocus, Anemone patens (formerly Pulsatilla patens), was named as a crocus by early North American settlers because the flowers were reminiscent of the early blooming crocus of Europe (Brown 1970:12).
A perennial herb that grows from 5 to 45 cm (2 to 18") tall, the prairie crocus has a densely hairy, grey-green stem (Kindscher 1992: 38).
Well, no complaints so far, only compliments, and a lot of people stopping to look at the ever changing array of prairie wildflowers that come into bloom throughout the growing season, from our provincial flower, the prairie crocus in spring, to smooth asters in the fall.