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Round-leaved Crowfoot

Ranunculus omiophyllus

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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:
5 centimetres tall
Habitats:
Ditches, heathland, ponds, water.

Flower:
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White, 5 petals
 
Flowers are similar to those of the buttercup but the flowers are white, not yellow. The centre of the flowers are yellow. The sepals are about half the length of the petals. Similar in appearance to Ivy-leaved Crowfoot (Ranunculus hederaceus) but with down-turned sepals. The flowers are about 1cm in size.
Fruit:
The fruit is an achene.
Leaves:
A perennial plant with 3 to 5-lobed leaves, widest above the base. Similar in appearance to Ivy-leaved Crowfoot (Ranunculus hederaceus) but with slightly larger leaves.
Frequency (UK):
Occasionally seen  
Distribution Map

Reproduced by kind permission of the BSBI.

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