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Tall Buttercup

Ranunculus acris


Plants approximately 2 feet tall, with basal leaves, and leaves along the stem; dichotomously branched clusters of flowers at their tips Flowers ca. 0.75 inches across; radially symmetrical; shiny yellow petals; ring of yellow stamens surround a central cluster of light green pistilsl; sepals yellow; spreading, 4-6mm long; Leaves simple; basal and alternate; palmate with 3 lobes with secondary lobes that have acute tips


Growing in grass by the roadside

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Georgia, USA

Spotted on May 2, 2017
Submitted on May 3, 2017

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