Anemone: Wind; or possibly corrupted from Hebrew referring to the lament for slain Adonis, whose blood produced the red Adonis or Anemone coronaria
nemorosa: Of the woods
(Dave’s Garden Botanary)
One of the earliest of the spring flowers to be found in copses, by the woodside and in upland meadows.
Flowering from March to June.The Observer’s Book of Wild Flowers, compiled by W. J. Stokoe (1957)