West Highland Flora

Creeping Buttercup

Ranunculus repens


Ranunculus repens

Photo Carl Farmer
3 Jun 2002 Portree, Skye

Abundant on roadsides, in grassland, woods, and as a garden weed.

Flower diameter c 2-3 cm

ID: Flower-stalk grooved, sepals not bent downwards, leaves have three leaflets of which the end one is stalked.

Other features: Spreads by vigorous rooting runners.

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