Species Anemone vesicatoria
Pictures from Observations
Etymology of Anemone:
Gk. anemos = wind. Named after the nymph Anemone who was turned into a flower by a jealous goddess, and forever buffeted by the north wind. Anemones thrive in exposed windy places, their preferred habitat.
Anemone vesicatoria (L. f.) Prantl
Nat. Pflanzenfam. [Engler & Prantl] iii. 2: 62 (1891)