Synonyms
Etymology

1. windflower

noun. any woodland plant of the genus Anemone grown for its beautiful flowers and whorls of dissected leaves.

Synonyms

  • Anemone quinquefolia
  • Anemone cylindrica
  • anemone
  • flower
  • mountain anemone
  • snowdrop
  • wood anemone
  • snowdrop windflower
  • thimbleweed
  • Anemone sylvestris
  • Anemone tetonensis
  • Anemone nemorosa
  • Canada anemone
  • Anemone Canadensis
  • Alpine anemone
  • genus Anemone

Etymology

  • flower (English)
  • flour (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wind (English)
  • windan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Sentences with windflower


1. Adjective, comparative
Dig planting holes for the windflower tubers between 1 and 2 inches deep, spacing the holes 8 to 12 inches apart.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Plant windflower bulbs in early spring, after the last frost in your area, to give them time to establish and grow for their spring flowering.

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