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Ranunculus hederaceus ?

Observed: 2nd March 2013 By: John BrattonJohn Bratton’s reputation in PlantsJohn Bratton’s reputation in PlantsJohn Bratton’s reputation in PlantsJohn Bratton’s reputation in Plants
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markwilson's picture

Ran hed

The leaves are more rounded than in my local Ranunculus hederaceus

John Bratton's picture

Yes, that is giving me slight

Yes, that is giving me slight doubts. But they don't look right for omiophyllus either. Hybrid?

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Thanks Chris. I'll try that

Thanks Chris. I'll try that and get back to you next week.

John

Ambroise's picture

Could it be hydrocotyle

Could it be hydrocotyle ranunculoides?

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Thanks Tim. I've added a

Thanks Tim.

I've added a photo of the petiole in cross-section, with a large air space either side of the vascular bundle, so I guess that settles the matter. Maybe the over-wintering leaves are not quite so ivy-shaped as the summer ones.

Chris Metherell's picture

Ranunculus hederaceus

Great. Really good photo. And useful to see just how plastic the species can be.

Chris Metherell
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North Northumberland