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Celery-leaved Buttercup

A large, fleshy buttercup found in marshy conditions, often on mud.



Common Name Celery-leaved Buttercup
Scientific Name Ranunculus sceleratus
Species Group Buttercup Family Ranunculaceae
Interest Level
Look for
Identification Notes
Primary Habitat
Family Buttercup family - Ranunculaceae
Status Occasional
Flower Colour Group Yellow
  • 05 - May
  • 06 - June
  • 07 - July
  • 08 - August
  • 09 - September
Preferred Environment
Look for Small buttercup flower (but with a gap between the petals) on a medium plant
Additional Identification Notes
Similar Species

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Buttercup Family Ranunculaceae