The Pasque Flower (Pulsatille commune) is a perennial herbaceous flowering plant in the Ranunculaceae family of ranunculus. It is also known as the Wind Flower, Meadow Anemone, or Prairie Crocus.
It is native to North America, Europe, and Asia.
It grows to 20-50 centimetres (8-20 inches) tall. Its leaves and stems are long, soft, silvery-grey, and hairy. The leaves form rosettes.
The flowers have sepals, but not petals, It has bell-shaped purple flowers that bloom in early spring from April to June.
Photographed in the Botanical Garden, Paris, April 2021.
Photographer: Martina Nicolls