Wild About Texas

Wildflowers

Large Buttercup

Scientific Name: Ranunculus macranthus

Common Names: Large Buttercup

Description

Leaves are hairy and deeply cleft with 5 - 7 lobes on longish stalks. Prefers riverbanks and wet meadows.

Bloom Color(s): yellow

Bloom Width: to 2 in.

Duration: Perennial

Bloom Period: March to April

Plant Family: Ranunculaceae

Growth Habit: Forb/herb

Sightings: Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center