Yellow wood anemone

One of Helsinki’s rarest plants

Yellow wood anemone © the City of Helsinki materialbank, Kaarina Heikkonen

The yellow wood anemone (Anemone ranunculoides) is a very demanding herb-rich forest plant and one of the rarest plant species found in Helsinki. If you wish to see flowering yellow wood anemones, you should head to the Ruutinkoksi conservation area in Niskala or to Mustavuori. Yellow wood anemone seedling are also sold for garden plantings. The yellow wood anemone is poisonous.