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Lesser Spearwort


The pointed leaves of this buttercup species help identify it; found in damp conditions.


 

 

 

Common Name Lesser Spearwort
Scientific Name Ranunculus flammula
Species Group Buttercup Family Ranunculaceae
Status
Interest Level
2
Visabile
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Identification Notes
Primary Habitat
Family Buttercup family - Ranunculaceae
Status Locally common
Flower Colour Group Yellow
Visible
  • 05 - May
  • 06 - June
  • 07 - July
  • 08 - August
  • 09 - September
Preferred Environment
Look for Pointed or spear shaped leaves on a buttercup plant in damp places
Additional Identification Notes
Similar Species

The records for this species have been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail:

Notebook Distribution Map Sites List Some Charts Some Photographs Recent Records Guidance Notes

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Buttercup Family Ranunculaceae