Ranunculus ficaria L.
Family: Ranunculaceae
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[Ficaria verna Huds.,  more]
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Robert Bierman  
Etymology: Ranunculus: from Latin rana, "little frog," because many species tend to grow in moist places
Plants: erect, perennial, 4"-12" tall forb; with a tuberous cluster of roots
Leaves: long stalked; heart-shaped, blunt, often with bulblets in the axils; lower leaves opposite
Flowers: yellow, 8-12-parted, 3/4"-1" wide, normally 3-4 green sepals, petals narrowly oblong with wider tips
Fruits: dry seed, fruit drawing
Ranunculus ficaria image
Botanical Illustration  
Ranunculus ficaria image
Kurt Stüber  
Ranunculus ficaria image
Ranunculus ficaria image
Robert Bierman  
Ranunculus ficaria image
Kurt Stüber  
Ranunculus ficaria image
Ranunculus ficaria image
Botanical Illustration  
Ranunculus ficaria image
Flora.cyberia  
Ranunculus ficaria image
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