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Common Buttercup - Ranunculus acris

Common Buttercup - Ranunculus acris

A high growing flower, up to 70cm, with 5 glossy yellow petals. This plant species is common around the world. Often seen in meadows and along edges of forests.

Common Names

How to Identify

Distinguishable characteristics are the intense yellow colour of the 5 petals and the thin and high growing nature of this plant.

Where & When to Spot

Around Montreal, I start seeing this flower early June in wildflower meadows and edge of forests along wildflower meadows.

Common Buttercup (Ranunculus acris)

Common Buttercup (Ranunculus acris)

park-de-la-frayere - June 10, 2017

NIKON D500; TAMRON SP 90mm F2.8 Di Macro VC USD F017N; Focal Length 90mm; Exposure 1/640; Aperture f6.3; Iso 640;
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