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Creeping Buttercup

Ranunculus repens

Description:

Prostrate. Stems creeping and rooting at lower nodes, tips may point upward. Stems branching, hairless to rough hairy. Leaves on stems at rooted nodes are erect. Leaf divided into 3 leaflets, dark green lightly spotted with white, covered with short white hairs. Inflorescence consists of several flowers at ends of long erect stems. Flowers large, with 5 petals or possibly doubled, deep yellow. An invasive European weed in wet soils, waste areas, lawns, agricultural fields.

Habitat:

Coastal, Disturbed, Meadow, Bog/Fen/Wetland


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YukoChartraw
Spotted by
YukoChartraw

Tacoma, Washington, USA

Lat: 47.24, Long: -122.40

Spotted on May 5, 2013
Submitted on May 8, 2013

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