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Meadow Buttercup

Observed: 9th June 2012 By: octopussy
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - current student
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Meadow Buttercup
Meadow Buttercup Leaf
Meadow Buttercups

Deep yellow flower on a long stalk with 2 or 3 lobed leaves. They were approx 40cm in height and extremely plentiful.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Meadow Buttercup (Ranunculus acris) interacts


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This plant with the deep gold flower is an abundant tall, creeping plant. It has a preference for moist soil. Grazing animals tend to avoid it as it cause stomach cramps. It uses potassium in the soil and is therefore a hinderance to other plants.