West Highland Flora

Meadow Buttercup


Ranunculus acris

 

Ranunculus acris

Photo Carl Farmer
19 Oct 2002 Torvaig, Skye

Common in damp grassland.  A form with more hairy, less divided leaves occurs in the mountains.

Flower diameter c 1.7 cm

ID: All leaves divided virtually to base into three lobes, none of the lobes stalked. 

Other features: Flower-stalks not furrowed, sepals appressed to flower, not downturned.  Does not have creeping runners.

 

Ranunculus acris

Photo Carl Farmer
20 Sep 2001 Portree, Skye
 

  Ranunculus acris

Photo Carl Farmer
22 Sep 2001 Storr, Skye
 

Leaves   Small mountain form

 

Photo Carl Farmer
3 Aug 2002 Portree, Skye

 

Ranunculus acris

Photo Carl Farmer
22 Sep 2002 Portree, Skye

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