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Ranunculus ficaria
lesser celandine Buttercup Family
Ranunculus ficaria Ranunculaceae
common names
  lesser celandine
  fig buttercup
accepted scientific name
  Ranunculus ficaria L.
rules for finding collection records
  Ficaria verna (75)
  Ranunculus ficaria (262)
family name
Image Author: ©2003 Ramin Nakisa
Image License: CC BY-SA
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is .8 to 1.2 inches
Number of petals: 7 to 12
Leaf: Alternate, Basal
Plant Observed last week of February thru end of May
Not Native. Invasive in CT, MA. Noxious weed in OR.

How Likely at this Location (17%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
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