Anemones: Pulsatilla vulgaris. (Pasque Flower, 1863)
Pulsatilla vulgaris (Pasque Flower, Wind Flower) zones 4-8, spring bloom season.
Botany Photo of the Day, UBC Botanical Garden: ”In science, beauty. In beauty, science. Daily.”
Black Flower Power: Anemone pratensis (Pasque Flower). It is one of those flowers that is considered extremely toxic, so it useful as a deer-resistant choice for the garden.