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Ranunculus acris, Ranunculus acer, Ranunculus stevenii,
Common Buttercup, Tall Buttercup, Meadow Buttercup

Scientific name:  Ranunculus acris
Synonym name:  Ranunculus acer, Ranunculus stevenii
Common name:   Common Buttercup, Tall Buttercup, Meadow Buttercup
Family:  Ranunculaceae, Buttercup Family
Flower color:  Yellow
Flowering:  May - September

Ranunculus acris, Ranunculus acer, Ranunculus stevenii, Common Buttercup, Tall Buttercup, Meadow Buttercup


Derivation of the botanical name:
Ranunculus from Latin rana, "little frog," because many species tend to grow in moist places.
acris, acer, sharp, irritating, pungent.

Ranunculus acris, Ranunculus acer, Ranunculus stevenii, Common Buttercup, Tall Buttercup, Meadow Buttercup


Ranunculus acris, Ranunculus acer, Ranunculus stevenii, Common Buttercup, Tall Buttercup, Meadow Buttercup


 
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