PlantsRanunculus→Bulbous Buttercup (Ranunculus bulbosus)

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
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
Underground structures: Corm
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Pollinators: Beetles
Moths and Butterflies
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil
Goes Dormant

photo credit: H. Zell

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Help IDing ME Wildflowers by Rosemiss Jun 16, 2014 7:29 PM 3
Hispid Buttercup (Ranunculus hispidus) by chelle Mar 27, 2012 6:30 PM 2

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