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An occasional buttercup species of broad-leaf woodland on chalk soils.



Common Name Goldilocks
Scientific Name Ranunculus auricomus
Species Group Buttercup Family Ranunculaceae
Interest Level
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Identification Notes
Primary Habitat
Family Buttercup family - Ranunculaceae
Status Scarce
Flower Colour Group Yellow
  • 04 - April
  • 05 - May
Preferred Environment
Look for Familiar buttercup flowers but in a woodland setting
Additional Identification Notes
Similar Species

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Buttercup Family Ranunculaceae