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Ranunculus repens

Renoncule rampante
Creeping Buttercup

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

yellow

Flower size

20-30 mm

Flowering months

June,

July,

August,

September,

October

Leaf type

Trifoliate,

Palmate

Height

20-50 cm

Description

A creeping Buttercup, growing in dappled shade, in woodland and in damp meadows.

The leaves and stalks are covered in fine hairs. The long stalked leaves often have white markings, one of the characteristics of this Buttercup. The flowering stem leaves are smaller.

Flowers

The 5-petalled shiny flowers are canary-yellow.

Leaves

Palmate leaf has lobes radiating from a base point, Trifoliate with three leaflets. Lobed, serrated; stem leaves have three leaflets, each leaflet long, wider in the middle and serrated.

Fruits Seeds

Achene: a cylindrical cluster of dry 1- seeded fruit that does not open to release seed.

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