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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 4 to 12 inches
Fruit: Indehiscent
Other: Eliptoid, dry achenes
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Underground structures: Corm
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Pollinators: Beetles
Moths and Butterflies
Flies
Bees
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil
Goes Dormant

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Common names
  • Bulbous Buttercup
  • St. Anthony's Turnip

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Location: Southern Pines, NC (Boyd House grounds)
Date: May 1, 2023
Bulbous butter cup #438; RAB p. 466, 76-13-17;  AG page 40, 1-6-1
Location: Southern Pines, NC (Boyd House grounds)
Date: May 1, 2023
Bulbous butter cup #438; RAB p. 466, 76-13-17;  AG page 40, 1-6-1
Location: Lucketts, Loudoun County, Virginia
Date: 2010-05-02
Location: Lucketts, Loudoun County, Virginia
Date: 2014-05-09
Location: Lucketts, Loudoun County, Virginia
Date: 2010-05-06

photo credit: H. Zell

photo credit: H. Zell

photo credit: H. Zell
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