Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1210

Forb
Perennial/Winter annual

Native & non-native

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

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LEAVES:
Simple, divided or compound
Basal & alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Yellow
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
3-5 sepals
5 petals (usually)
Numerous stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Usually brownish
Aggregate of achenes

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Ranunculales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Ranunculus/ Ficaria spp.   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 076-13-000:
Ranunculus spp.   FAMILY Ranunculaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Buttercup, Crowfoot, Spearwort


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image of Ranunculus/ Ficaria spp., Buttercup, Crowfoot, Spearwort

JK Marlow    jkm0308u_32

August    Haywood County    NC

Corneille Bryan Native Garden

image of Ranunculus/ Ficaria spp., Buttercup, Crowfoot, Spearwort

JK Marlow    jkm0310f_08

October    Jackson County    NC

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