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windflower:

see anemoneanemone
or windflower,
any of the perennial herbs, wild or cultivated, of the genus Anemone of the family Ranunculaceae (buttercup family). A rich legendary history has gained the anemone many names and attributes.
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; pasqueflowerpasqueflower
, name for two similar perennials of the family Ranunculaceae (buttercup family). The Old World pasqueflower (Anemone pulsatilla) was so named because it blossoms around the Eastertime. The American pasqueflower (A.
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Flowers evaluated were: French marigold, impatiens, windflower, wax begonia, and scarlet salvia.
Both spouses (Charles Stuart Wortley, Conservative member of Parliament for Sheffield, later the Hallam constituency, and Caroline Alice Elgar - strange, the similarity of names) condoned the relationship, and the result was a polite gavotte of interaction, including affectionate correspondence, between this social quartet which seemed almost oblivious of the surging undercurrents of the attraction between Elgar and Alice Caroline, whom he affectionately dubbed his Windflower.
Windflower Mystery Series, "The Walker on the Cape" (ISBN: 978-1621418498) was published in 2012.
In Windflower (1970), for example, a novel inspired by Roy's brief tour of an Inuit village not far from Ungava Bay in the Far North of Quebec, an Eskimo woman named Elsa Kumachuk sits beside the Koksoak River and ponders, in terms remote from the teachings of her Anglican church (and from the teachings of Roy's own Catholic church) what her life signifies:
Hannon got a little of his own back when Botanica (2-1 favourite) strode two lengths clear of Channon pair Jontleman and Beautiful Story in the Bonhams Maiden Auction Stakes and jockey Hughes was to continue his spree later in the card in the Windflower March Stakes.
Axiom nailed Desert Creek in the final stride of the Harwoods Handicap to initiate a double for trainer Luca Cumani, who in the next race teamed up with Fallon to land the Windflower March Stakes with Drunken Sailor.
Fallon and Cumani can complete a TV double courtesy of DRUNKEN SAILOR, who is taken to end a frustrating run of placed efforts by landing the Listed Windflower March Stakes (2.
As we retraced our Steps, I would pick for her the wild orchid and the windflower.
Goodwood's card kicks off with the Listed Windflower March Stakes over a mile and six furlongs.
David Starr, national sales manager for Orian Rugs, said its Windflower pattern from the Suprema Collection is their hottest seller.
The windflower takes its name from Greek anemos for "wind.