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New Forest Crowfoot

Ranunculus x novaeforestae

Please keep in mind that it is illegal to uproot a plant without the landowner's consent and care should be taken at all times not to damage wild plants. Wild plants should never be picked for pleasure and some plants are protected by law.
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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:
Water.

Flower:
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White, 5 petals
 
White buttercup-like flowers. Yellow at the bases of the petals.
Fruit:
The fruit is an achene.
Leaves:
Leaves are 5-lobed. A hybrid between Round-leaved Crowfoot (Ranunculus omiophyllus) and Three-lobed Crowfoot (Ranunculus tripartitus). Within the British Isles, this species is only found in the New Forest, Hampshire.
Frequency (UK):
Rarely seen