Swamp Buttercup (Ranunculus septentrionalis)
Image ID: ar41
Family: Ranunculaceae (Buttercup)
Height: 1 to 3 ft.
Blooms: April to July
Leaf Type: divided
Bloom Size: 1 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Individual flowers, Regular blooms, 5 parts
Location: Allegheny River Trail
More photos of this flower
- Common Buttercup
The leaf of common buttercup is deeply lobed, while that of swamp buttercup is actually divided.
- Creeping Buttercup
Light speckles on the leaves of creeping buttercup are distinctive. Leave of swamp buttercup is divided rather than just deeply lobed.
We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.