Scientific Name: Ranunculus repens Form: Creeping / Mat-like
Common Name:creeping buttercup Texture:Medium
Family Name:RanunculaceaeHabit: Horizontal
Plant Type: Weed (horticultural), Herbaceous perennial Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.1 - 0.2m x 0.3 - 0.6m
Origin: Canada - eastern Hardiness Zone:Zone 3: (-40 to -34 C)
Leaves: Compound, Basal, Alternate, Soft flexible, Pinnate venation, Glabrous, Pubescent, Trifoliate (ternate), Ovate, Pinnately lobed
Flowers: Flowers solitary, Yellow, Jun- Jul- Aug
Fruit: Achene, Aggregate fruit, Green, Oct- Nov
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade, Filtered shade, Deep shade
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Landscape Uses: Attract beneficial insects, Wetland - bogs
Key ID Features:Leaves basal, alternate on runners, with three lobed and toothed leaflets; flowers bright yellow, about 16 mm wide, 5 petals, many stamens.