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Lesser Celandine

Ficaria verna

Plant Data

Order:
Ranunculales
Family:
Ranunculaceae (Buttercup)
Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Flowers:
7-12 glossy yellow petals up to 3cm wide, sometimes fading to white. Flowers only opening in sunshine.
Maximum Size:
25cm tall.
Other Names:
Brighteye, Bulbous Buttercup, Butter and Cheese, Cheesecups, Dusky Maiden, Fig Buttercup, Figroot, Figwort, Frog's Foot, Golden Guineas, Lesser Crowfoot, Pileroot, Pilewort, Small Celandine, Small Crowfoot, Smallwort, Spring Messenger.
Habitats:
Grassland, hedgerows, lawns, woodland.