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Creeping Buttercup

Ranunculus repens L.

Wildlife in a Dorset garden.   cc-by-nc-sa

Ranunculus repens (Creeping Buttercup) is a species of perennial herb in the family Ranunculaceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They have simple, broad leaves, yellow flowers, and achenes. Flowers are visited by Sphaerophoria scripta, Melangyna, Cheilosia proxima, and Eupeodes corollae. Individuals can grow to 2 feet.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/PO_0030107
  • Definition: a fruit which develops from a carpel or gyneocium and at maturity comprises a dry exocarp, a dry mesocarp, and a dry endocarp that are connected to a seed coat by a funicle
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of creeping buttercup. View this species on GBIF