Description According to the Oxford English Dictionary, Greek anemōnē means 'daughter of the wind', from ánemos 'wind' + feminine patronymic suffix -ōnē. The Metamorphoses of Ovid tells that the plant was created by the goddess Venus when she sprinkled nectar on the blood of her dead lover Adonis. The name 'windflower' is used for the whole genus as well as the wood anemone
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