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Hybrid Water Crowfoot

Ranunculus x bachii

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Plant Data

Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Order:
Ranunculales
Family:
Ranunculaceae (Buttercup)
Type:
Flower
Life Cycle:
Annual or Perennial
Maximum Size:
4 metres spread
Habitats:
Water.

Flower:
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White, 5 petals
 
The flower is like a white buttercups but yellow in the centre. It has numerous yellow stamens, just like other buttercups.
Fruit:
The fruit is a rounded seedhead.
Leaves:
The submerged leaves are thread-like and finely divided. The floating leaves are far fewer and more like those of a typical buttercup. Hybrid Water Crowfoot is the hybrid between Chalk-stream Water Crowfoot (Ranunculus penicillatus) and River Water Crowfoot (Ranunculus fluitans). It's appearance most resembles Chalk-stream Water Crowfoot. Grows in rivers.
Frequency (UK):
Occasionally seen  
Distribution Map

Reproduced by kind permission of the BSBI.

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