Hooked Buttercup or Hooked Crowfoot
Hooked Buttercup or Hooked Crowfoot
Ranunculus recurvatus
Buttercup Family - Ranunculaceae
Basal leaves long-stalked, lobed and similar to upper stem leaves, which are deeply cut into three main segments and coarsely toothed. Stem hairy.
Flowers are pale yellow and about one-third inches wide with the petals about the same length as the sepals. Sepals sharply bent backwards.
(Photographed in damp woods - late May)
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