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Ranunculus ficaria
lesser celandine Buttercup Family
Ranunculus ficaria Ranunculaceae
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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
  Ranunculaceae
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 (16%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
base map where plant found

Forest
Riparian
Disturbed
Wetland
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